Applying for postgraduate and PhD degrees
To apply for any of the School's Masters or PhD programmes, you will need to use the University's online application system.
When you apply online, you will be able to track the progress of your application after submission. You can also upload scanned copies of supporting documents, such as degree certificates, language tests etc.
The supporting documentation screen will provide you with a list of required documents for the programme you are applying for.
If you do not have all the required documentation you should indicate when these will become available.
You need to provide two confidential references (normally at least one should include comments on your academic suitability for the programme).
References can be provided on official headed-paper with authorised signatories or on the University's reference forms (Word document). Please ensure that these are uploaded to your online application account or emailed to:
Please see our summary of entry requirements for each programme.
Lancaster University Management School's entry requirements are normally those of a good honours degree (typically an Upper Second Class Honours). We will be looking for a consistent performance throughout your undergraduate studies.
Our English language entry requirements are 7.0 for IELTS (with at least 6.0 in each component) for most masters programmes (or 100 ibTOEFL/70 Pearson), and 6.5 IELTS (or 93 ibTOEFL/62 Pearson) for the MSc in E-Business and Innovation.
If you decide to take the TOEFL test, please arrange to upload this using the online system. Our Centre code is 0801.
For information on the particular subject and work experience requirements for each programme, please access our guide to subject match web page.