Management Science MRes - 2019 Entry

Entry Year
2019

Duration
Full time 12 Month(s)

Course Overview

Businesses, organisations and governments are now turning to quantitative and qualitative analytics to solve complex problems. Research is being used to inform or justify action like never before.

This programme is designed for those with some familiarity with management science theory and techniques. It’s ideal for those wishing to pursue a PhD or a specialist career in government, industry or consulting.

Our department has a broad spectrum of interests with staff incorporating insights from cutting-edge projects into their teaching. We take the lead in the Centre for Marketing Analytics and Forecasting, the Centre for Productivity and Efficiency and the Centre for Transport and Logistics. This means you can benefit from these three research centres’ extensive and diverse research experience.

You will join a group of high-potential scholars from across the world. Together you will learn how to use advanced technical skills to solve real problems and find new ways to move forward. We combine taught and research elements to develop a focused approach to research. You will study research methodologies, techniques and design approaches in organisational settings.

All our students study Research Methods, Research Design in Management, Searching for Information in Management Research and Analysing Management in Practice. We will then support you in the development of your management science research proposal. This forms the basis of your four-month long dissertation. 

You can take this degree as a stand-alone programme. You can choose to use it to extend your knowledge in some specific area of Management Science. Or if you have extensive practical experience, it can focus on researching the more theoretical aspects of the work.

Our graduates leave able to see research as a process of social communication. They are familiar with a wide range of information sources and databases used by business and management researchers. 

Course Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

    Core

Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.

Key Information

Designed for: Graduates interested in a career in logistics, transport management, supply chain management, systems and information management, marketing analytics

Duration: 12 months, full-time

Entry requirements: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) 
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications at International Qualifications:

English language: IELTS: Overall score of at least 7.0, with no individual element below 6.0

We consider tests from other providers, which can be found at English language requirements

Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.

   

Fees

Fees

Location Full Time (per year) Part Time (per year)
UK/EU £16,000 n/a
Overseas £22,000 n/a

The University will not increase the Tuition Fee you are charged during the course of an academic year.

If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year. The way in which continuing students' fee rates are determined varies according to an individual's 'fee status' as set out on our fees webpages.

What are tuition fees for?

Studying at a UK University means that you need to pay an annual fee for your tuition, which covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

The fee that you will be charged depends on whether you are considered to be a UK, EU or overseas student. Visiting students will be charged a pro-rata fee for periods of study less than a year.

Our annual tuition fee is set for a 12 month session, which usually runs from October to September the following year.

How does Lancaster set overseas tuition fees?

Overseas fees, alongside all other sources of income, allow the University to maintain its abilities across the range of activities and services. Each year the University's Finance Committee consider recommendations for increases to fees proposed for all categories of student and this takes into account a range of factors including projected cost inflation for the University, comparisons against other high-quality institutions and external financial factors such as projected exchange rate movements.

What support is available towards tuition fees?

Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.