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Our Department of Management Science has an outstanding teaching, research and publishing record and a worldwide reputation as an international centre of excellence.
We have one of the longest established departments of its type in Europe. Our research and teaching interests cover a wide range of areas including:
+ Information Management
+ Management Science
+ Marketing Analytics
+ Operational Research
+ Operations Management Systems
+ Supply Chain Management
Departmental resources are excellent with extensive computer facilities on hand and, within the University library, a full range of journals, electronic databases and books.
Our postgraduate and PhD degree programmes will provide you with skills that are much in demand by employers for general management, consultancy, specialist analytical roles and information systems management.
Graduates have found work in consulting organisations, such as Cap Gemini or Accenture; in operations research (OR), operations management (OM), strategy formulation and information systems (IS) groups in major companies such as British Airways; and in specialist management roles – such as a credit analyst for HSBC, forecaster with British Telecom, or information systems architect with IBM.
Recent Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) investment at Lancaster for the Department of Management Science, and Mathematics and Statistics builds on Lancaster’s long standing commitment to Statistics and Operational Research and its leading reputation in these fields. It is also testimony to the success of recent initiatives such as the EPSRC Science and Innovation award in Operational Research (the LANCS Initiative), the EPSRC funded STOR-i Doctoral Training Centre in Statistics and OR (www.stor-i.lancs.ac.uk), and the HEFCE funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Postgraduate Statistics.
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This MSc programme gives you the analytical skills essential to support data analysis, decision making and planning. Founded over 40 years ago, it is regarded by many employers as the UK’s premier degree in the field. Read more
Taught by experts from both the Management School and the School of Computing and Communications (SCC), this programme is about understanding how companies innovate with digital technologies to create new business models, products, and services. Read more
This programme provides an opportunity for those with some familiarity with the theory and techniques of management science to extend their knowledge of methodology and applications and carry out an extended piece of desk research. Read more