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Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #218 (QS) ,
The Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development offers an exciting suite of programmes to enable individuals to develop an idea into a success story, transform a job into a network, or accelerate a pathway into a career.

About

The Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development is committed to delivering challenging, career-enhancing programmes that look to deliver real value to individuals and organisations across the globe. The Institute will combine expert teaching and research support alongside an exciting series of master classes and public lectures from international business leaders across the world.

Research plays a key role in understanding business success, by providing individuals and teams with critical insights into how to launch a business, or make a new or existing enterprise more successful. Our research focuses on harnessing the innovative strategy of enterprises, in order to produce successful entrepreneurial behaviour.

Students who undertake a PhD programme with the Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development will engage with projects across the globe and become part of a talented research community shared between both campuses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
       Full-time  3 years (PhD), 2 years (MPhil)
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description
       Part-time  6 years (PhD), 4 years (MPhil)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development currently supervises a wide range of projects, which correspond with the Institute’s key research themes:

Digital Innovation
  • Collaboration between organisations to create innovation from a social network perspective
  • Digital enterprise
  • Online entrepreneurial activity
Social Science and Enterprise
  • Entrepreneurial creativity and imagination
  • Gender intersectionality and entrepreneurship
Business Development
  • Entrepreneurship and family firms
  • Management buy-outs in family owned companies
  • Adoption of technological innovation by small firms

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    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:

    6.5

    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).

Our entry requirements are usually based on a 2:1 undergraduate degree (or the overseas equivalent) in a related subject area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP 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.


Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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