Research course

Liverpool Business School - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Liverpool Business School
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Please see the course page for more information.

Months of entry

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

Course content

The Liverpool Business School offers excellent postgraduate research opportunities. You will have opportunities to research a range of contemporary business, management and economic issues facing individuals, society and industry. Areas of research expertise at the Liverpool Business School are located under the subject areas of management and entrepreneurship, marketing and consumer research, human resource management and leadership, project management, supply chain management, operations management, accounting and finance and economics.

  • Study full or part time
  • Join a School known for its internationally-acclaimed research which impacts on a range of stakeholders
  • 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

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
84 months
full time
48 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

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