Ph.D. On Campus


Lancaster University - Management School

36 months
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The Department of Marketing at Lancaster University - Management School provides a vibrant research culture for doctoral students to work across a range of specialisms in the key areas of consumer research, business marketing and purchasing, market studies and international marketing.


Lancaster's Department of Marketing has a vibrant research culture, with specialisms in the key areas of consumer research, business marketing and purchasing, market studies and international marketing.

Currently, we have one of the largest groups of marketing academics in the UK, and we disseminate our research through top international journals, and also through international, interdisciplinary conference presentations. Many staff members work closely with marketing practitioners to ensure that the research we undertake has relevance for both commercial and public-sector organisations.

Learning outcomes

We have a thriving PhD programme at Lancaster University - Management School consisting of both full-time and part-time students. Our doctoral students contribute to the life of the department through participation at School and Departmental seminars and doctoral consortia.

At Lancaster University Management School you will find a truly international, established and ambitious community. We’re quadruple-accredited and world-ranked. Research is at the heart of our success and informs our teaching, pushes boundaries and transforms lives. Our collaborative approach and access to cutting edge knowledge makes us a beacon for top-talent; the place to be.

Programme Structure

  • The research training of the PhD in Marketing includes compulsory modules covering topics such as qualitative and quantitative research methods. 
  • You will also participate in a series of skill seminars which are not compulsory but highly recommended. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant UK Masters degree with the a minimum of 65% overall and 65% in the dissertation, or a non-UK Masters degree, graded at the equivalent level.
  • We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.
  • If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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