Postgraduate entry qualifications

The information provided below is relevant to 2024 entry and may change for future entry years.

The entry requirements for our postgraduate degrees can be found on the individual postgraduate course webpages. Before you apply for postgraduate study at Lancaster please check the requirements for your chosen course.

Our entry requirements are generally listed using the standard UK undergraduate degree classifications:

  • First Class honours (1st)
  • Upper Second Class honours (2:1)
  • Lower Second Class honours (2:2)

Postgraduate research degrees may have further academic requirements.

There may also be additional requirements for specific programmes such as work experience or a submission of written work.

International qualifications

To help you check if your qualifications meet our entry requirements, we provide information on our Bachelor’s degree equivalent qualifications and grades for many countries here.

Contact the admissions team

If you need to contact us, then you can email our Admissions Office at or telephone us on +44 (0)1524 592032.