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Management Science PhD

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Full time | Lancaster University | 36 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course Overview

Do you want to use advanced technical skills to solve problems in the world of management science? Join our global group of high potential scholars using quantitative analytical skills to address complex modern problems.

Our innovative research focuses on Operations Research, Management Science, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Information Systems and Project Management. We have particular strengths in the following areas:

  • Marketing Analytics and Forecasting
  • Health Systems
  • Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Optimisation
  • Simulation and Stochastic Modelling
  • Transport and Logistics.

As part of our friendly and thriving community of staff and students, you will enjoy access to state-of-the-art databases, a research training seminar series, dedicated office space, scientific computing facilities, and IT support. You will exchange ideas and holistic views through workshops, conferences, seminars and communal group working, and benefit from the support of a final year student during your first few months to help you settle in.

You will receive specialised support by two supervisors as you research and write your thesis. In addition to your thesis, an oral examination will form an integral part of the assessment of your doctoral research.

Modules

Ethics and Research (2-hour seminar, assessed)
Plagiarism (2 hour seminar, assessed)
Searching for Information in Management Research (non-assessed)
Understanding Your Discipline
Research Philosophy and Methods

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£17,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a relevant UK Masters degree with the a minimum of 65% overall and 65% in the dissertation, or a non-UK Masters degree, graded at the equivalent level.