About Lancaster University
Lancaster University has been short listed for "our university of the Year title in 2006- an acknowledgement of its international reputation for outstanding research and high quality teaching…" It is in the list of top 200 Universities of the world.
Lancaster University continues to be an internationally highly ranked leader in the provision of excellent teaching and research within a beautiful campus setting. The University places great emphasis on a strong student experience and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field, whilst providing an integrative environment that is conducive to learning for a culturally and ethnically diverse student population.
University offers innovative, flexible and attractive programmes in Arts, Business, Medical, Science, Technology and Social Sciences.
Lancaster University Management School is typically ranked in the UK's top four and among the world's highly ranked management and business schools. It is the only UK business school to be so highly ranked across all major activities (MBA and Masters, Undergraduate, PhD, Research and Executive Education). On this evidence we can claim to be the leading full-spectrum business or management school in the UK.
The Financial Times' 2011 Top 100 Global Full-time MBA programmes ranked LUMS 41st in the world. During the last five years the Lancaster MBA has been twice ranked 3rd in the world for Value for Money.
Forbes magazine ranked the Lancaster MBA 16th in the world and 4th in the UK in its 2009 ranking. Forbes uses Return on Investment (ROI) as the main measure.
The Financial Times Global Masters in Finance 2011 ranking ranked Lancaster's MSc in Finance 27th in the world, 10th in the UK and 1st in the north of England in 2011.
The Financial Times Masters in Management 2010 ranking ranked Lancaster 60th in the world, 11th in the UK, and 1st in the northwest of England.
In the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, 2008) Lancaster is in the top four university business schools on most measures of research quality, and 5th equal if using the simple grade point average score.
Three quarters of Lancaster University Management School’s research activity has been assessed as world leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour, and virtually all its research (95%) is of international standing.
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