Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The programme is designed to provide a sound training in business research methods as well as a critical understanding of how organisations and their external environment are managed.

Course Modules

Research areas: Induction; research design and data collection; foundations of data analysis and reporting; advanced quantitative research methods; advanced qualitative research methods; organisation theory and management; dissertation proposal; dissertation; research colloquium; workshops and skill development.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st or 2nd Class Honours undergraduate degree and a Master's degree in general management or a business'related subject; and 2 personal references from academic referees confirming candidates' suitability for the programme; in addition candidates should have relevant work experience; suitable applicants are interviewed; applicants whose 1st language is not English require academic IELTS of 7.0 overall.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 - 4 years
Full Time
PhD £13,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 - 4 years
Full Time
PhD £3,996  Academic year. First year home fees
6 - 8 years
Part Time
PhD £6,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
6 - 8 years
Part Time
PhD £1,998  Academic year. First year home fees