Politics, Philosophy and Management

Lancaster University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
20000 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Politics, Philosophy and Management degree offered at Lancaster University brings together the important areas of politics and management with an interdisciplinary lens. 


Course Overview

Politics, Philosophy and Management degree offered at Lancaster University enables you to develop a sophisticated understanding of social, political, organisational and managerial processes and of the connections between them.

The programme is based around three core modules; The Rise of Management Ideas and Concepts, Analysing Management in Practice and the Dissertation, to which you add further modules from the departmental catalogue of modules some examples of which are shown under Course Structure (please note, these are subject to change).

It provides an ideal foundation for careers in all kinds of cross-national organisations, from multinational companies to NGOs or international bodies such as the European Union or United Nations.


The Politics, Philosophy and Management programme is an excellent launch-pad for a wide range of careers, and gives you a set of skills and knowledge that will be highly valued by public and private sector employers.

It is an ideal foundation for those who are looking to work in organisations that span national boundaries – whether that be in global companies, in NGOs or in other transnational organisations such as the United Nations or the European Union.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Rise of Management Ideas and Concepts
  • Human Resource Management I: Contexts, Controversies and Critiques
  • What is Philosophy? Methods, Aims, Debates
  • Studying Religion
  • Knowledge and Global Organisations
  • Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 (UK hons) degree or equivalent in various subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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