Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University


Specialist areas of interest include: Human resource management; human resources development and leadership; performance management; social enterprise; corporate social responsibility; operations management including project management; quality management; e-business; information management; knowledge management; marketing; digital marketing; strategic management; public sector management; entrepreneurship; supply chain management; sustainability; educational research; intercultural communications.

Entry requirements

If you are applying for an MPhil or an MPhil/PhD you should normally have, or be expecting to obtain, a 1st or upper 2nd-Class Honours degree in a relevant subject. If you are applying for a PhD direct you must: Have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject; have had research training directly related to the PhD project. If you have qualifications other than those above, your application will be considered individually on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.

Course modules

Specific research-related training needs are identified on an individual basis.

You can study topics such as:
•Advanced Presentation Skills
•Applying for Ethical Approval
•How to be an Effective Researcher
•Poster Presentation/Design

•Postgraduate Employability Skills
•Project Management
•Writing Skills including Creative Planning for Writing your Thesis
•Surviving the Viva
•Speed Reading

Assessment methods

You can progress from MPhil to PhD, via a written and oral assessment in year 2 (full time students) or year 3 (part time students).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 33 months
PhD Part-time - 45 months

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