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Mphil Phd School of Business and Law

Mphil Phd School of Business and Law

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Full time | University Square Stratford | 3 years | SEP

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Company Law Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Course Summary

The School gives postgraduate research students the chance to learn from the best academic minds and industry experts. You’ll be studying n an environment that positively encourages students to think beyond the boundaries of traditional disciplines. Our academic staff have the skills and experience to bring out the best in your MPhil research. Their expertise is based on our strong suite of taught postgraduate qualifications: from our Master of Business Administration (MBA) to Master of Law courses such as International law and financial markets.

Your Research Proposal

Research proposals give us a better understanding of the area you want to study for an MPhil and PhD via MPhil Direct course. You don’t have to follow a predetermined structure when writing your proposal, but it’s a good idea to include a title that describes the aims and scope of your research, and information on how your ideas fit in with the research interests of UEL. Other important elements include: relevant academic literature, how your research will advance knowledge in this area, and a possible methodology. You should also include a timescale for your research.


PhD candidates will be undertaking their own research in communication with their supervisor.

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have either a first class or upper second class honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an overseas qualification rated as equivalent.

University information

At UEL, 94% of the university’s research is considered to be of international standard (REF 2014). Plus, £250k is awarded each year for postgraduate scholarships, providing a 50% discount on taught postgraduate tuition fees. The university is based across two campuses in the thriving area of East London. Stratford has the Olympic Park on its doorstep while Docklands campus has its own train station. Together, they offer over £450 million of...more

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