Kingston University

Kingston University

Business

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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 methods

Assessment is through an 80,000-word thesis and an oral exam.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,996 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,998 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177