A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or master's in a relevant subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Months of entry
January, April, October
This is a new course and we’re currently finalising the detailed information for this page. You can still see the entry requirements and apply.
While we get the course details finalised, you can find more information about our research programmes here: https://www.port.ac.uk/study/courses/phd-course-page
Support and facilities
When you join us, you'll be supported by our Graduate School, alongside your assigned supervisory team, who'll help you get the most from our facilities. The Graduate School will help you become part of our thriving, collaborative research community, and help grow your skills as a researcher through the Graduate School Development Programme, which offers training, workshops and events.
You'll be able to use open access computer suites across campus. These are great working spaces with high-spec PCs, Macs and printing facilities. You'll also use specialised software, including SPSS statistical software and NVIVO software for use in qualitative research.
What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?
Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.
Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.
You'll also learn subject-specific skills, with practical applications – such as how to investigate relevant marketing ideas and apply rigorous methods.
After researching with us, our successful postgraduate research candidates have gone on to impressive positions in a variety of fields, within both academia and industry.
Please visit https://www.port.ac.uk/study/courses/pgr-marketing for the latest research project information.
Fees and funding
For further fee information please see https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/funding-your-research-degree
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time72 months
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- 023 9284 4032