Research course

School of Management

Royal Holloway, University of London · School of Management

Entry requirements

UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) or equivalent and a Master's degree at Merit level or higher. Relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area. IELTS & TOEFL scores for non-native English speaking applicants.

Months of entry


Course content

You will be required to conduct supervised research into an area of management studies you find particularly thought provoking and stimulating. As part of this process, you will be required to write an extended thesis, illustrating evidence of your ability to pursue academic research. The outcome of your research should form a primary contribution to an academic field and be of a high standard, suitable for publication.

Department specialisms

Business History, Economics and Strategy; Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour; European Business; Marketing and Finance; Management Systems

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


part time
36 months
full time
18 months

Course contact details

Prof Gillian Symon