Research course

Business, Management and Finance

University of Sussex · School of Business, Management and Economics

Entry requirements

A Masters degree. Long-term work experience in a related area may be considered as a suitable alternative.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each section.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

  • PhD in Finance
  • PhD in Management
  • PhD in Technology and Innovation Management
  • MPhil in Finance
  • MPhil in Management
  • MPhil in Technology and Innovation Management
MPhil, PhD in Finance

The Department of Business and Management has expertise in finance and banking.

MPhil, PhD in Management

The Department of Business and Management has expertise in accounting, marketing, international business, strategy, organisational behaviour, entrepreneurship, human resource management, supply chain management and operations management.

MPhil, PhD in Technology and Innovation Management

You are based in SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, the longest-established and largest academic centre studying science, technology and innovation in the world.

Research training

Although all our MPhil and PhD degrees are assessed by thesis, you are also expected to attend statistics and research methods modules. Other modules may also be recommended to fill gaps in your knowledge.

The University’s Doctoral School runs a wide range of training courses covering the needs of students throughout all phases of their studies.

Department specialisms

For further information, visit the webpage below.

Information for international students

Overseas entrance requirements:

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,195 per year
International students
£15,100 per year

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study and offers one of the most generous scholarship programmes of any UK university. For full details of our scholarships please

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months


full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
+44 (0)1273 872668