Department of Management Science
Devising rational solutions to complex managerial and organisational problems – one of the best-known and longest established centres for operational research and systems thinking in Europe, going back to the 1960s.
For the logically and mathematically-minded: degrees in Business Analytics and Consultancy, including the chance to spend a placement year in industry or study abroad, and Management Mathematics.Learn more
Specialist Masters with a real-world focus, developing quantitative modelling, systems thinking and consulting skills – ideal for careers in operations, supply chain, market analytics and decision support.Learn more
A global reputation for innovation in management science, a strong PhD programme and specialist doctoral training centres – continuing a long tradition of collaborative research with industry.Learn more
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Collaborative research projects with industry are central to our work. Recruit a PhD student to investigate particular issues, or bring in our Masters students for a short-term consultancy project.Learn more
The Lancaster Centre for Forecasting, Europe's leading centre, brings the latest techniques, systems and training to firms in retail and wholesale, FMCG, utilities and call centres.Learn more