Research course


Lancaster University · Graduate Management School

Entry requirements

A UK Masters degree with a minimum of 65% overall and 65% in the dissertation element, or a non-UK Masters degree, graded at the equivalent level.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) offers a cross-disciplinary PhD in Management, which allows you to take advantage of the School’s research strengths across departments. Candidates registered on this programme undertake research that encompasses two or more academic departments at LUMS and allows a flexible breadth of coverage and methodological approaches. The PhD in Management provides extensive research training in the first year, with follow-on training in subsequent years, and is accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Department specialisms

• Forecasting and market modelling • Health systems • Information systems and technology • Optimisation • Simulation • Transportation and logistics • Supply chain management and modelling • Systems thinking

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
(0)1524 594705