Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme aims to train you to conduct research of a high academic standard and to make an original contribution to the subject through your thesis. It involves taught coursework and research training, and will not only prepare you to undertake research for your own dissertation, but will also equip you to be able to evaluate research results and reports more widely.

Course Modules

Current subject specialisms include: Marketing, in particular brand management, digital marketing, consumer behaviour, and services/retail marketing; international business; international business and economic development; innovation policy and technology management; comparative employee and industrial relations; skills, new technology, and wages; corporate governance and corporate social responsibility; corporate finance, financial management, venture capital, accounting; strategy as practice; organization theory; information systems strategy; social networks; sport business management; the business and regulation of football. MPhil students are required to take the following 3 compulsory modules: Qualitative research methods; statistical methods for business research; perspectives on organisation ' as well as one module from the Department of Management's range of postgraduate modules (or from other departments subject to approval).

Course Additional Entry

A good degree or Master's qualification in a relevant subject area or equivalent work experience. You must also provide 2 references and a research proposal. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 4 years
Full Time
MPhil £11,475  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 4 years
Full Time
MPhil £3,840  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 7 years
Part Time
MPhil £5,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 7 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Full Time
PhD £11,475  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 4 years
Full Time
PhD £3,840  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 7 years
Part Time
PhD £5,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 7 years
Part Time
PhD £2,020  Academic year. First year home fees