The programme is designed to provide a sound training in business research methods as well as a critical understanding of how organisations and their external environment are managed.
A 1st or 2nd Class Honours undergraduate degree and a Master's degree in general management or a business-related subject; and 2 personal references from academic referees confirming candidates' suitability for the programme; in addition candidates should have relevant work experience; suitable applicants are interviewed; applicants whose 1st language is not English require academic IELTS of 7.0 overall.
Research areas: Induction; research design and data collection; foundations of data analysis and reporting; advanced quantitative research methods; advanced qualitative research methods; organisation theory and management; dissertation proposal; dissertation; research colloquium; workshops and skill development.
Assessment is through an 80,000-word thesis and an oral exam.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 1,998 per Academic year (home fees)||6 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||6 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Kingston Hill||Kingston upon Thames||KT2 7LB||South East|
0844 855 2177