Lancaster University Management School

Location Lancaster, England
Established 1964
Famous Courses MBA, Finance, Management
Key Information
Location Lancaster, England
Established 1964
Famous Courses MBA, Finance, Management

Overview

Established in 1964, Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is one of the few schools in the world which holds quadruple accreditation including the AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

The Lancaster teaching team include practitioners and academics, ensuring you gain practical outcomes that are relevant to you. In addition to full programmes, you can choose to study individual modules as short ten-week courses and programmes focus on enabling you to learn for work, learn from work, and to learn in a way that is flexible and responsive to your work context.

Lancaster University Management School is ranked in the top 50 business schools in Europe (Financial Times European Business Schools rankings), whilst its MBA is ranked in the top 30.

Taught Programmes

  • Executive MBA
  • Innovation and Improvement Science MSc/ PgDip/PgCert
  • International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM)
  • Leadership and Management PgCert
  • Leadership and Management (Healthcare) PgCert
  • Management MSc + MBA (full-time)

Services for International Students

Lancaster University offers help and assistance to international students through its specialist International Student Advisory Service who provide information about obtaining visas, travelling to Lancaster, planning costs and pre-arrival information.

Ranking

FT 2021 Masters in Management

  • 10th in the UK and 79th in the World
  • 100% of graduates employed after 3 months

FT 2021 Masters in Finance

  • Pre-experience 10th in the UK and 45th in the World
  • 1st in the UK for value for money

QS Business School Rankings 2022

  • Masters in Marketing 31st, 10th for Thought Leadership
  • Masters in Business Analytics 59th, 11th for Class and Faculty Diversity
  • Masters in Finance 54th
  • Masters in Management 63rd

Financial Times MBA Global Rankings 2021

  • 9th in the UK, 25th in Europe and 96th in the world
  • 2nd in the world for Corporate Strategy

The Economist/Which MBA? Full-Time MBA 2021

  • 8th in the UK, 66th in the world

The Economist/Which MBA? Executive MBA 2020

  • 5th in the UK, 59th in the world

QS Global MBA Rankings 2022  

  • 11th in UK, 38th in Europe, 114th overall
  • 48th in the world for Thought Leadership

QS Global EMBA Rankings 2021

  • 77th in the world, 33rd in Europe
  • 43rd in the world for Thought Leadership

Accommodation

Lancaster University accommodation has won ‘Best University Halls’ in the National Housing Student Survey for the last six years, and they are just one of only three other institutions who have achieved the International Accommodation Quality Mark, awarded where satisfaction among international students was at 90% or higher.

Location

Lancaster is in the north west of England, and is connected to Manchester International Airport by a one-hour rail link. There are also direct rail links between Lancaster and London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Oxford and major cities in Scotland.

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