Research course

Management (including tourism)

University of Exeter · Business School

Entry requirements

Normally a good first degree in a relevant subject, and a taught Masters degree in the discipline. Please see the website for full details.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Research into management at the School tackles a very broad range of subjects, covering all sub-disciplines within the faculty. The department is currently enjoying significant investment – adding to already excellent facilities and attracting more leading academics to the fold.

Specific research strengths include organisational studies, operations management and strategy, entrepreneurship, and marketing and consumer research. There is also a growing trend of research into sustainability issues in management, and the department is home to the Research centre: Centre for Innovation and Service Research (ISR).

These are some of the topics we are currently researching; Operations and strategy in micro-businesses; Strategy in conflict and developing country environments; Effective business strategies; The social context of markets; Events management; Small businesses and entrepreneurship; Engagement in learning and discovery; Workplace equality / diversity; Organisational storytelling; Venture capital and high tech young firms and Innovation

Department specialisms

Organisational studies; Operations management and strategy; Entrepreneurship Marketing and consumer research; Sustainability issues in management.

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
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The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72-84 months
full time
36-48 months


part time
48-60 months
full time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Business School Postgraduate Research Administration Team
+44 (0) 1392 726255