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Months of entry
In line with our Public Value ethos, our PhD in Business Studies is 3-year full-time program designed for highly qualified and motivated students who wish to research current and important problems and phenomena facing our economy and society.
We ensure that PhD students are fully integrated members of our research community. As a doctoral student, we will expect you to contribute fully to the advancement of knowledge within your chosen academic field.
As a PhD student, you will develop your knowledge and skills in research design, qualitative and quantitative research methods and research ethics. Subject experts will guide and supervise you during your PhD programme.
In addition to your thesis, an oral examination will form an integral part of the assessment of your doctoral research.
Information for international students
Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have reached a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 (writing scored 7.0, with no subscore less than 6.5). Copies of appropriate English language certificates must be supplied with your application.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time48 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
3 years (PhD only) 4 years (MSc Research Methods + PhD)
Course contact details
- PhD Programme Office
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