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Management Research, Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #33 (QS) London, United Kingdom
International profile: The department has a high international profile in our core areas of research through which our academic staff have made a major contribution to the shaping and development of management theory and practice. 

Overview

The Department of Management was ranked joint fifth of all UK management departments in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. With highly regarded and internationally recognised scholars and research groups, students are provided with a stimulating and friendly intellectual environment within which to undertake doctoral research. Very broadly, members of the Department undertake research in the areas of work, organisation and governance. Their research includes projects funded by the UK Research Councils, the EU IST Programmes and various UK Government Departments. Many of these projects involve close collaboration with academic partners and with public and private sector organisations in both the UK and abroad. The Department is part of the King's ESRC Doctoral Training Programme in the Social Sciences.

Research is built around a number of strategic research centres and groupings:

  • Human Resource Management & Employment Relations;

  • Accounting & Accountability;

  • International Business & Marketing;

  • Work, Interaction & Technology;

  • Public Services Management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Expected to be: MPhil two years FT, four years PT; PhD three years FT, six years PT.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • International profile: The department has a high international profile in our core areas of research through which our academic staff have made a major contribution to the shaping and development of management theory and practice.
  • Research income: We attract a substantial amount of research income, from both research councils (ESRC, EPSRC, AHRC) and from other institutions such as the Leverhulme Trust, EU, CIPD, CIMA, RPSGB and several government bodies.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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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).

General Requirements

  • Master's degree with a Merit and a Bachelor's degree with 2:1 in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19850 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    5300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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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

For information about fees and funding please visit: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/index.aspx

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