Week Name Description
Lancaster University Information URL General Lancaster University Information

Here you will find information for all China partnership students; including a link to our website, student and graduate profiles, advice about academic writing and referencing and other information

Academic Information File 1+3 Entry Requirements

These entry requirements are for 1+3 (foundation) students only. Please note that Lancaster no longer requires a Portfolio from 1+3 students.

File 2+2 Entry Requirements

These entry requirements are for 2+2 (direct entry to Part 2) students only

URL Courses at Lancaster University

Please follow the link for information about the undergraduate courses taught at Lancaster. 

You can find entry requirements by clicking on the Entry Criteria Tab

1+3 students can apply for any course, but for those that ask for an A Level (UK qualification) in a specific subject, we will make decisions on a case-by-case basis, depending on your qualifications.

URL Help with Assignment Writing and Referencing

Here you will find information about writing and structuring essays and assignments, including advice about referencing and quoting work by others to avoid the academic offence of 'plagiarism'.

File Portfolio Guidelines

Portfolios are required from 2+2 students only.

Your portfolio is not just your chance to show us why you deserve a place at Lancaster, it is your chance to practice structuring an assignment, referencing and 'reflecting' on your learning. These are skills that you will need when you come to Lancaster.

This guide will help you to understand what we are looking for in a good portfolio by using examples from real students work.

How to apply to Lancaster URL How to Apply: Foundation (1+3) Students

All Undergraduate 1+3 applications to Lancaster University should be made via the UCAS website using UCAS Apply and Track.

Please follow the link above for more information about the application process.

File How to Apply: 2+2 Students

2+2 students should apply using the online application link below:

Online application for 2+2 students

Please find attached detailed instructions for creating an account in MoveOn and completing the application form.

The deadline for applications is the end of the first semester in Year 2. You can save your application as you go, so do not need to wait until you have all of the required documents to start your application.

For the application you will need to complete your personal and academic information and upload documents, such as a personal statement, a reference, a course transcripts (or a list of courses and grades) along with a scan of your passport and IELTS certificate, if you have them.

If you have any questions, please ask your teacher first and they can pass on your query if they are unable to answer it.

Submitting your Portfolio (2+2 only) Page Portfolio Submission

How to Submit

Portfolios are required from 2+2 students only. Portfolios are usually submitted in June and link will pasted below in due course.

What to Submit

Please submit one main portfolio document. This is compulsory.

You can also submit up to 4 other additional documents such as group or individual reports, presentations, posters, or other coursework you would like to show us. This is optional.

Please convert your documents to PDF where possible.

Please read the Portfolio Guidelines and information about assignment writing and referencing, which can be found in the 'Academic Information' section above.

About Plagiarism

(similarity to other published or student work)

If you don't know what plagiarism is please see the 'Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism' document in the 'Academic Information' section above. Plagiarism is a serious offence at Lancaster and all students need to know what it is, what the penalties are and how to avoid it.

At Lancaster we submit all coursework to through 'Turnitin', which checks the work against online journals, books and other students' work (from current and previous years) for instances of plagiarism.

We may submit the portfolios through Turnitin.