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Marketing (London campus), Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Research strengths at Newcastle University Business School are focused in a number of groups or themes. Each of these involves externally funded research, international collaboration and the active involvement of doctoral students.

Research in the marketing group focuses on a wide range of aspects of consumer behaviour. Ongoing projects and interests cover the UK, European and international contexts.

Specific areas of research expertise include:

  • consumer behaviour
  • service marketing
  • retail marketing
  • sustainability marketing
  • international marketing
  • marketing communications
  • marketing in the creative industries
  • internet and direct marketing
  • marketing strategy.

There are opportunities for you to study in any of these disciplines. You will undertake supervised independent study and be assessed through a single written document supported with a viva voce examination. This involves detailed understanding of:

  • the methods, techniques and approaches needed to produce such knowledge
  • the wider context of the subject of study.
Research supervisors:

You will be supervised by a member of the Newcastle University London team. In most cases you will also receive co-supervision from a member of the Newcastle University Business School team. This is to ensure that you gain the benefit of our staff expertise from both campuses.

Facilities

Newcastle University London is an industry immersive campus at the heart of the City of London.  It brings the research active environment of a Russell Group University and creates a community of scholars that believe and practice the civic values of Newcastle University.  Newcastle University London is well placed in the capital to facilitate collaborative links between business and industry across the City, and the policy makers within Westminster.

Our facilities provide:

  • .a Research Hub with hot-desks, secure storage areas, a quiet space for study, and an on-site Research Co-ordinator
  • Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including breakout spaces at the campus
  • lecture theatres and seminar rooms, all providing comfortable teaching and group study space
  • a Learning Resource Centre with physical and digital resources, and links to those at Newcastle University
  • a contemporary café

Accreditation

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA) 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Consumer behaviour
  • Service marketing
  • Retail marketing
  • Sustainability marketing
  • International marketing
  • Marketing communications
  • Marketing in the creative industries
  • Internet and direct marketing
  • Marketing strategy

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4350 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
EU
  • Full time: £4,350
  • Part time: £2,175
International
  • Full time: £16,500

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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