Research course

Business Management and I.T.

Institution
University of Worcester · Worcester Business School
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

MPhil First or Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or appropriate research or professional experience which has resulted in appropriate evidence of achievement. PhD A Postgraduate Masters Degree in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed programme of study or First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or the applicant has appropriate research or professional experience at postgraduate level which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of achievement. An applicant holding qualifications other than those specified above shall be considered on his or her merits. Evidence of ability and background knowledge must be provided in relation to the proposed topic and research degree. Any applicants whose first language is not English or who have not been educated wholly or mainly in the medium of English must reach a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 with a score of 7 in writing (or equivalent in an approved test in English) or otherwise demonstrate that they have an adequate command of both written and spoken English before starting a programme.

MPhil, MPhil/PhD, PhD

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Worcester Business School welcomes applications for research degrees in the areas of business and management. Our staff have the following expertise and research interests:

Competition policy; Mergers, acquisitions and hostile bids; Market structure and financial entrepreneurship; Alcohol regulation and society

Management and Leadership Development; Cross-Cultural Management; International Management Development

Business History; Economics of the Firm; Corporate Strategy

Sociotechnical networks; institutions and organisation; ownership, control and publicness

Operations Management; Service Delivery

Time Management; Temporal Intelligence in Leadership; Academic engagement in business-community interaction; Leadership and gender in the board room

Web accessibility; Electronic commerce privacy issues; Computer security; Electronic marketing

Employee relations; trade unions

Diversity in organisations; Workplace culture and politics; Sociology of the professions

Department specialisms

Sociotechnical networks; institutions and organisation; ownership, control and publicness; perations Management; Service Delivery; Time Management; Temporal Intelligence in Leadership; Academic engagement in business-community interaction; Leadership and gender in the board room; web accessibility; electronic commerce privacy issues; computer security; electronic marketing; employee relations; trade unions; diversity in organisations; workplace culture and politics; sociology of the professions

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
70 months
full time
48 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Jan Francis-Smythe
Email
j.francis-smythe@worc.ac.uk
Phone
01905 85 5242