Research course

Bournemouth University Business School

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Management
Qualifications
MPhil

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Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and/or a relevant Master's degree.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

There is a vibrant research community within the Bournemouth University Business School, with experts in the areas of tourism, leisure, economics, consumer behaviour, entrepreneurship, sport, disaster management and many others working on innovative and exciting research projects. By undertaking a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) with us you can tap into this expertise as you investigate and evaluate a topic that you are passionate about.

A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) can be a precursor to a PhD, giving you two years to delve into a subject that you are passionate about. Our staff within the Faculty of Management have varied interests and specialisms, providing you with an opportunity to work with an expert in a field of research interest.

You will also be part of BU’s research community and have access to the suite of research, professional and personal training offered through the Doctoral College and your academic faculty.

The research strategy in the faculty is aligned with Bournemouth University’s 2025 vision and strategic plan; a plan that stresses real-world impact, the enrichment of society and the economy, and advancing knowledge to significantly influence challenges world-wide. The Faculty is also increasing its alignment to the institution's strategic investment areas (Sustainability; Animation, Simulation and Visualisation; Medical Science; and, Assistive Technology).

Furthermore, given the recent AACSB accreditation awarded to the BU Business School, our strategy has developed and became fully aligned to a future vision of business schools, one that challenges business schools to examine their relationship to society, to the business community, and to the higher education landscape and be seen as drivers of change. As a result, our strategy is fully aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and all research activity and knowledge advancements are punctiliously quantified against these goals.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,395
International students
£15,000-£17000
For fees and funding information, please visit the website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    18-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Student Enquiries Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1202961916