Research course

Liverpool Business School - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Liverpool Business School
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

If you are applying for an MPhil or an MPhil/PhD you should normally have, or be expecting to obtain, a first or upper second-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.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Discover excellent postgraduate research opportunities at the LJMU Liverpool Business School and address some of the key economic, business and management issues of the 21st century, ranging from banking debt to the co-operation business model.

  • Study full or part time
  • Join a School known for its internationally-acclaimed research
  • Explore the availability of research scholarships
  • Enjoy expert supervision and researcher training
  • Benefit from excellent facilities and great industry connections

Your programme route will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most students complete their PhD via progression from MPhil.

You can study for an MPhil full time over one or two years or part time over two to four years. Progressing from an MPhil (and including MPhil registration), you can study for a PhD full time over 33 to 48 months or part time over 45 to 84 months. If you are taking a direct route PhD, you can study full time over two to three years or part time over three to six years.

Student support

The University offers a comprehensive induction programme and a range of generic skills training.

You will be allocated up to three supervisors (including a Director of Studies) who will work with you during your research.

Throughout your studies, you will also have the support of LJMU’s Graduate School which offers expert advice and guidance to those enrolled on MPhil and PhD programmes.

Information for international students

For up-to-date information regarding fees please contact:

Faculty of Engineering and Technology
T: 0151 231 2777
E: fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Fees and funding

Securing funding can be one of the main hurdles you face when considering postgraduate research. However, help is available. LJMU has a team of fees and funding experts who can offer advice based on your personal circumstances. You can contact them on 0151 904 6056/6057 or via studentadvice@ljmu.ac.uk

You may also wish to contact the Liverpool Business School direct about locally available funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090