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Lancaster University: Management School ×

Accreditation
AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS
Location
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Format
Full time - 1 year
Accreditation
AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS
Location
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Format
Full time - 1 year

Current program rank (FT)

76

Tuition fees

£ 34,500

(€ 41,313)

Length (months)

12

Program name

The Lancaster MBA

What people are saying:

Business school information

Our long-established Management School is a place of cutting edge knowledge, where academically-leading research is applied in the real world, positively impacting the lives of individuals, businesses and organisations, and society.

Whilst rankings only tell part of the story, our degrees nonetheless perform strongly across a broad range of different business school rankings. We are highly regarded by the Financial Times, Forbes, The Economist and more. And Lancaster University was awarded International University of the Year 2020 from The Times and Sunday Times.Our high student satisfaction and excellent reputation for research, demonstrates the quality of our offering, and the value for money offered by our programmes.

Lancaster University is ranked in the top 10 in three major UK league tables (2021), and highly ranked in international league tables.

- The Financial Times 2021, 2nd in the World for Corporate Strategy

- The Financial Times 2021, 8th in the World for Value for Money
- QS Business School Rankings 2021: Masters in Marketing 21st, Masters in Business Analytics 47th, Masters in Finance 49th, Masters in Management 55th
- FT 2020 Masters in Management;5th in the UK and 58th in the World

- The Economist 1st in the UK for Educational Experience

- The Economist 66th in the World


- THE World Rankings; 136th in the World

We are quadruple accredited by the AACSB, EQUIS, the Association of MBAs and the Small Business Charter.

Lancaster University achieved gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) ratings, the highest possible award.

Study in United Kingdom

  • The United Kingdom is one of the world’s leading financial centers. Other sectors that contribute to the UK’s economy include manufacturing, services, construction, and tourism.
  • There are 162 higher education institutions in the country, which are all held to strict standards by the government and feature strongly in world rankings. Each year, about 450,000 international students study in the UK.
  • International students who have successfully completed an undergraduate or Master’s degree will be able to benefit from two years’ work experience in the UK upon graduation.

Program description

The Lancaster MBA is a flagship programme that enjoys a rich heritage and engaged community that is over 30 years in the making. The committed MBA team make sure the programme curriculum is constantly evolving to ensure the graduates acquire the skills, knowledge, and experiences they need to excel in contemporary business environments. Consistently remaining relevant and delivering excellence, the Lancaster MBA is built upon expertise in strategy, social sustainability, and responsibility. Theory is contextualised through real examples and live cases, and learning is enhanced through a practice-based approach.

Practice-based learning is integral to the Lancaster MBA and usually includes regular visits to regional companies, guest lectures from our Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Residence, the alumni and other business leaders, alumni networking events, business consulting events in London and elsewhere, and the International Business in Context module.

Size of the class:
40
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Admission requirements

Language Test:

TOEFL 100

(minimum)

IELTS 7

(minimum)

Age (Avg):

30

Experience (Min/Avg):

3/7

Managerial Experience
(Min):

3

Other:

* Degree

(must be 2.1 or higher, European classification);

* 2 references;

* 1 essay;

* Interview;

Cost of study and scholarships

Accomodation costs on campus, per year:

$ 6,057

Accomodation costs off campus, per year:

$ 8,412

Current scholarship programs:

50

Scholarship up to:

60%

Ranking

Current rank:

76

(Financial Times)

89

(The Economist)

Diversity

Male/Female students:

58% / 42%

International students:

97%

Number of nationalities represented:

15

Female faculty:

37%

International faculty:

61%

Women on board:

42%

International board:

26%

Financial Times: International mobility rank:

50

Financial Times: International course experience rank:

52

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

Alumni salary today:

$ 110,094

Salary increase:

112%

Post-MBA salary:

$ 42,335

Value for money rank:

2

Alumni recommend rank:

97

Career progress rank:

55

Career service rank:

33

Alumni aims achieved:

85%

Employed at three months:

77%

Post-MBA industry:

Career progress:

Regional rank:

24

Open new career opportunities:

52

Diversity of recruiters:

42

Faculty quality:

66.00

Student quality:

21.00

Development experience:

24.00

Education experience:

13.00

Student rating of faculty:

4.49

Student rating of alumni effectiveness:

3.86

Student rating of culture and classmates:

4.33

Accommodation costs
(on campus, per year):

$ 6,057

Accommodation costs
(off campus, per year):

$ 8,412

Type of aid available:

Scholarships

Criteria on which
aid is granted:

Potential, skill level, experience, education and background

Faculty:

Student assessment of career service:

4.09

Potential to network:

81

Ratio of faculty to students:

0.50

Full-time faculty with PhD:

95%

Annual intake:

60

Number of applicants per full-time place:

8

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