Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree or Masters degree, or equivalent, in one of the following disciplines; Computing, Design or Management.

Months of entry


Course content

HighWire is a world-class, cross-disciplinary and user-centric Centre for Doctoral Training which brings together Lancaster’s extensive expertise in Computing, Design and Management.

We go beyond multidisciplinary approaches by seeking a creative fusion between three key disciplines, aiming to produce a new breed of innovative people who are able to drive exciting advances in technical, design and business innovation.

The programme’s continuing relevance is ensured by our close alignment with the needs and goals of business and industry. We encourage technology exchange and early adoption of emerging technologies, processes and ideas. HighWire graduates can work in challenging roles in organisations, driving radical change in the digital economy.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0) 1524 510515
+44 (0)1524 510492