Business and Management, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11900
    Tuition (Year)
    4195
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 ,
Explore the key issues occupying managers and leaders today in a business school that brings together expert researchers, high profile organisations and professional people from around the world.

About

Pursue your research degree with us and youll be part of a research community thats focused on the real-world challenges that the worlds business, governments and NGOs face. These organisations work with us to generate cutting-edge knowledge and contribute to improved performance.

This creates an inspiring environment for our research graduates. Youll be immersed in our work and will enjoy expert supervision, with opportunities to network with our research partners. Theres also our thriving postgraduate community, where you can share knowledge and ideas with professionals from many fields.

We can supervise your research in most areas of business and management, helping you to develop transferable skills which will be invaluable in your future studies or career.

Here are a few of our specialisms.

  • Economic paradigms, models and methodologies
  • International trade and foreign direct investment
  • Entrepreneurship and SME internationalisation
  • Innovation, knowledge and information economies
  • Global people management
  • Organisational change management
  • Public service change management
  • Leadership
  • Sustainable tourism

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      MPhil: Full-time, from 1 to 3 years. Part-time, from 2 to 4 years. PhD via progression from MPhil, including that period: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years. PhD: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from more than 100 countries.

The striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. Were well-recognised for our centres of excellence by students, employers and professional bodies alike.

What makes us stand out is that our courses don't just give you sound academic knowledge theyre at the cutting edge of current business practice and highly relevant to employers. This is owing to the close links we have with the business community and the partnerships we've developed with a wide variety of businesses and public service organisations.

They're interested in people who are confident, ambitious and ready to take the challenge of making a difference in the world of business. If that's you, we'd love to hear from you.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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.

    Take IELTS test

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

MPhil: Youll need a Bachelor degree orequivalentwith first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.

PhD: Youll need a Master degree orequivalentin a related subject area.

Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, youll also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.

If English is not your first language, you'll require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent test). If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer arange of courseswhich could help you achieve the level required for entry.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11900 International
  • GBP 4195 EU/EEA
UK & EU students, 2017/18 (per year, part time)

  • 2,098

Funding

For advice on funding and scholarships please visit our finance pages for postgraduate students and researchers. Where available, the ARU jobs search lists research positions/scholarships.

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.