Training and support
Students in Management at The University of Edinburgh undertake training in research skills and design, research methodologies in business and management and, through supervised reading courses, develop their knowledge in specific areas of business and management research.
Research training courses involve a combination of lectures, seminars and self-directed reading, and are mainly assessed by means of extended essays. Thesis research and writing is guided by two or more supervisors appointed from the academic staff of the University. Progress is formally evaluated annually.
The School has dedicated work spaces for research students, offering computer and phone access. Students also have access to the staffroom and syndicate rooms.
Students are encouraged to use the online facilities of the HUB which provides extensive access to a wide range of business information, management research databases and online journals.
The School has significant research expertise in the following subject areas:
- Accounting and Finance
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Management Science and Business Economics
- Organisation Studies
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DisciplinesProject Management Management, Organisation & Leadership Human Resource Management View 69 other PhDs in Management, Organisation & Leadership in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
For entry to the PhD programme applicants must meet the following minimum academic qualifications.
A postgraduate masters degree from an accredited institution in the UK or overseas showing evidence of above-average academic achievement. This includes:
- a degree classification with a mark of 65% or more overall (University of Edinburgh level or overseas equivalent)
- normally a masters dissertation at the distinction level (University of Edinburgh level or overseas equivalent). MBA or master's students without a dissertation are welcome to apply and should normally provide evidence of distinction level work.
International21150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21150 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
Part-time tuition fees:
- Home - £2,250
- International/EU - £10,575
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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