Research course

Management Science

Lancaster University · Management Science

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


Course content

The Management Science PhD is one of the largest in the world with approximately 70 current students. We are interested in students who wish to undertake research in any subject area of Management Science and welcome contact even before you have identified a suitable research topic. Fully qualified applicants may embark directly on PhD or MPhil programmes, but for those who need further training we have MRes and MSc options, which can be used as a route to PhD.

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
+44(0)1524 593840