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Lancaster University Management School

Lancaster University Management School  is a business school of Lancaster University, founded in 1964. Lancaster University Management School is one of the four faculties located on the university campus, south of Lancaster city. Lancaster University's high standards in education are demonstrated by having 4 prestigious world accreditations.

Who may apply?

Educational programmes:

  • Strategic Management and Consulting
  • Business Analytics and Big Data Systems
  • E-Business and Digital Innovations
  • International Management
  • Investment Project Management
  • Marketing: Digital Technologies and Marketing Communications

Language: English IELTS 7.0/TOEFL 94

Spots: 10

What is important to know?

Programme duration: GSB master's students go to LUMS on their second year. Studying at LUMS lasts one year, starting from October.

Educational programme: GSB students from a specific study programme may enrol in a matching LUMS programme. 


GSB Study programme LUMS Study Programme
Strategic Management and Consulting MSc Digital Business, Innovation and Management
Marketing: Digital Technologies and Marketing Communications MSc Advanced Marketing Management
International Management MSc International Business and Strategy
Investment Project Management MSc Project Management
E-Business E-Business and Innovation
Business Analytics and Big Data Systems MSc Business Analytics

Internship: An internship is not compulsory in order to receive a diploma from LUMS, however students must complete an internship to receive a diploma from HSE University.

Master's Thesis: GSB students prepare two Master's theses, for HSE University and for LUMS. It is not possible to write only one thesis for LUMS.

Administrative Fees: none.

Tuition fees: depends on a study programme. 

Scholarships: GSB students are offered scholarships on a competition basis for partial cover of the costs. For the 2022/23 academic year the following scolarships and discounts were confirmed:

1.      HSE students recieve a 10% discount on tuition

2.      Guaranteed scholarship of 10,000 GDP

3.      Departmental scholarships 1,000 – 4,000 GDP for academic excellence

Accommodation: on campus

More information about the university and the city, tuition fees and scholarships may be found in the presentation DDP Lancaster  

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How to apply?

1. Prepare a package of documents

  • Request for DD Programme has to be signed by the student and administration of the educational programme.
  • Certified translation of the undergraduate diploma of previous education or the European Diploma Supplement.
  • Letter of motivation in English (approx. 500 words)
  • CV in English
  • IELTS/TOEFL Certificate
  • Reference from the place of internship or work
  • Confirmation of international experience (if any)
  • Recommendation letter from the place of study
  • Recommendation letter from the place of work (if available)
  • Evidence of extracurricular activities (case championships, hacathons, volunteering, etc.).

2. Apply

In the period from January 21 to February 18, fill in the online application here and attach the package of documents.

3. Wait for the decision of the GSB committee.

Selection Criteria for extracurricular activities are the same as for the scholarship (please mind, however, that we do not offer GSB scholarships for the Double Degree Programmes. 

4. Wait for the decision from LUMS

The selection results are announced to the candidates. After completing an online application on LUMS website you will be informed about the final decision from LUMS. 

Lancaster University Presentation

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