Why study Management Science at Lancaster?

An experienced and up-to-date teaching staff

  • Most of our staff are international experts in their fields and we are top-rated for research and for teaching (TQA Excellent).  We also use visiting practitioners to add even more relevance to our classes
  • Ideal initial training for a doctoral degree
  • Our courses are thoroughly up to date. On all five of our taught Masters programmes you gain useful skills that can improve your employability including applications in operations and supply chain management, marketing, manufacturing and services, logistics and transportation, healthcare, and other areas

An excellent university with a strong alumni network

  • Lancaster is a high-quality university with excellent facilities for study, for recreation and for socialising, including high quality accommodation in the Graduate College
  • Operational Research teaching and research began at Lancaster in 1965 and, as you'd expect, there is a large and helpful international alumni network, the Skein Association
  • Alumni, as representatives of their company, visit the Department specially to interview our students: our postgraduates are in great demand from employers 

The result is a strong placement record

You'll enjoy a wide choice of real projects, sponsored by companies, many looking to employ successful students:

  • Lancaster prides itself in ensuring its students are carefully supervised, working on challenging projects, all expenses paid
  • Recent sponsors included British Airways, Procter and Gamble, British Telecom, AT&T (in the USA) and Nestlé
  • Opportunities exist to carry out the project abroad, for non-UK students in their home country

You'll enjoy a stimulating environment with excellent facilities.

  • The Department is home to the largest number of research students in Management Science in the UK
  • Ability to supervise many different doctoral research topics
  • Attractive student environment, with quality on-campus accommodation