Research course

Science, Technology and Innovation

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Business, Management and Economics
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Normally a Masters degree in a field related to science and technology policy, or several years of equivalent professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • PhD in Science and Technology Policy Studies
  • MPhil in Science and Technology Policy Studies

From science and technology capability building in developing countries, to policy and regulation in energy and high technology industries, to rethinking sustainable development – our current research projects fall under three main headings:

  • Governance and Sustainability
  • Innovation in Firms and Industries
  • National and International Science and Technology Systems.

At SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, you’ll work with internationally recognised experts employing an issue-focused interdisciplinary approach to innovation and industrial policy.

Department specialisms

For further information, visit the webpage below.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Find out about other English language qualifications we accept.

English Language Support

Don’t have the English language level for your course? Find out more about our pre-sessional courses.

Additional information for international students

We welcome applications from all over the world. Find out about international qualifications suitable for our PhD degrees.

Visas and Immigration

Find out how to apply for a student visa

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website
International students
Please see our website

Scholarships

Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.

Postgraduate Masters Loan

MPhil students might be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan. This is not available for students registering for a PhD.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
36-72 months
full time
24-48 months

MPhil

part time
24-48 months
full time
12-36 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Business, Management and Economics
Email
bmec-pgr@sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 678169