Entry requirements

Applicants for the General Management track should have a merit or higher from an MSc programme in a social science discipline, however we will also consider applicants who can demonstrate evidence of exceptional academic ability and/or outstanding business achievement Applicants for the Business Economics track will need a merit or higher in an MSc Economics programme or in a related discipline. Students without the appropriate background are expected to take the MSc Economics and Management before being accepted on the programme All applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT score

Management (standard track), Management (business economics track)

Months of entry


Course content

The PhD Management programme is deeply rooted in both the theory and practice of management. Students undertake research at the cutting edge of the social science disciplines within the management field working alongside leading scholars in their area.The programme will provide grounding in the scope and theories of management and the challenges of research design. Students will have the opportunity to develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of how these disciplines blend together in tackling the real problems that face organisations. Students should expect their research to contribute to the further intellectual development of these disciplines be it in a theoretical, empirical or policy-oriented manner. Please consult our website for detailed information on each of the available tracks.

Department specialisms

accounting, comparative employment relations, decision sciences, e-business, entrepreneurship, finance, government and business relations, human resource management, information systems, innovation, leadership, management of innovation, managerial economics, marketing, negotiation, operations management, operations research, organisational behaviour, outsourcing, pensions, public management and strategy

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months


full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613