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Strategy, Operations and Leadership PhD

Strategy, Operations and Leadership PhD

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Leadership

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

This group comprises seven academics including experts in Quality Management, Business Performance, Project Management, Strategic Management, Management, Management and Business History, and International Management. Collectively, they are some of the most highly cited global leaders in their fields. The group represents a diverse range of research interests that include Policy and strategy development and organizational change with a particular interest in what people do in the development of strategy:

  • Measuring and managing business performance with a view to understanding what makes high performing organisations different and how organisational controls could be optimised to underpin sustainable long term business performance
  • Business process management and the use of Lean Six Sigma, quality management and wider business improvement approaches in a wide range of sectors and industries
  • Management of strategic projects and strategic management and organisational controls in temporary organisations
  • The international political economy of infrastructure systems
  • Internet portals, website quality, social networks and the market reach of rural small firms
  • Strategic and performance management of SMEs
  • Origins, history and cultural practices of hospitality; and philosophical, ethical and cultural underpinnings of contemporary management practices.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 3 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,380

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,360

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

All applications will be reviewed within the relevant department with a shortlisting decision made based on qualifications, the research proposal and the availability of a supervisory team. Shortlisted applicants must have the equivalent of a 1st class honours undergraduate degree, or a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher and a dissertation mark of 65% or higher.