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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.
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We offer three flexible MSc programmes focussing on Management Science and Business Analytics, all lasting for twelve-months full-time. They are designed for people who wish to work in business analytics, decision support, industrial engineering, supply chain, logistics management, operational research and management science. We also offer the MSc Project Management and the MSc in E-Business and Innovation.
Our MSc programmes combine five themes in quantitative modelling, systems thinking, consulting skills, real-world focus, and information technology.
A few of the reasons why Lancaster stands out from the rest.
Enhance your quantitative modelling skills to help decision making
Use systems ideas to understand and manage complexity
Develop your consulting skills
We help you put theory into practice.
We make strategic, innovative and mindful use of IT
Develop valuable connections with real-world projects
Find out more about our Masters courses. We also offer the MSc Manufacturing Leadership programme in partnership with The Manufacturing Institute.
Provides students with in-demand skills for solving challenging business problems.
Applying management science in high-quality supply chain and logistics management.
Using management science to support marketing decision making and planning.
Maximising the potential of modern information technologies for innovation in business
Developing the next generation of professional project managers.
Extend your knowledge of the methodology and applications of Management Science.
Discover the differences between our Business Analytics and Marketing Analytics programmes to decide which one is right for you.
Business Analytics prepares you to tackle problems within business operations using advanced analytical methods such optimisation, simulation, forecasting and statistics. The degree is designed to equip you with the analytical skills required to develop analytics solutions for a variety of businesses like healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, aviation and retail.
Graduates of Business Analytics hold a variety of jobs including decision support analyst, business analyst, operational research analyst, business modelling analyst etc, or more specialist roles such as logistics analyst, transportation analyst and network planner. Upon further career progression they go on to become management consultants and analytics consultants.
Marketing Analytics is ideal for you if you wish to work on marketing problems to support decision making in organisations. On the programme, we emphasise the analytical aspects of marketing problems as well as the fundamentals of management science and marketing. There is a large demand for business and market analysts with good quantitative and modelling and skills, particularly in retail and marketing. Graduates from this course can expect to work as market or marketing analysts, business consultants or analysts, and marketing researchers.
Our Masters students have the opportunity to undertake a live project with a real company, letting you put your skills into practice in a meaningful way, while gaining valuable experience. Recent projects include developing a simulation model for the NHS to better understand bed occupancy, developing a prostate cancer pathway modelling for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS foundation, evaluating the effect of golf ball technology on player performance, and using system dynamics to measure the impact of uncertainty in construction projects.
Further examples of our MSc projects include:
The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
SAS, a world leader in business intelligence software, sponsors two student prizes on the MSc Marketing Analytics.
Students have the possibility to obtain the Certificate of Forecasting issued by the International Institute of Forecasting during their degree.