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Doctoral Programme PhD in Management

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Department of Management investigates consequences of radical innovation and the strategic ramifications of technology evolution. The department welcomes applicants for the Doctoral programme from a wide variety of academic disciplines who are united by a desire to research and provide insight into high-technology industries such as energy, telecommunications, e-commerce, banking, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Faculty and doctoral students within the department are clustered in five main areas of expertise:

  • Economics
  • Health Economics & Policy
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy and Organisational Behaviour

Recent research focuses on the role of economic and political forces in shaping welfare state institutions, the management of professional service firms and developing computationally efficient algorithms to enable the use of optimisation based decision support systems in operational planning and the scheduling of resources. Working in the Department of Management will allow you to conduct research using a range of quantitative and qualitative methods such as mathematical and econometric modelling, lab experiments, social network analysis, case studies, ethnography and discourse analysis. You will benefit from being exposed to the wide range of topics being researched in the department, through internal and external seminars which will introduce you to new areas of research and increase both the breadth and depth of your knowledge. The majority of our doctoral students go on to pursue careers in academia or research and our programme offers the teaching experience, skills training and guidance to help you achieve your career goals. Combined with the essential skills and experience, the people that you meet during your doctoral experience will be key to helping you secure your future academic placement. Our Doctoral graduates have joined leading universities, research centres and institutions, others have sought top positions in industry or founded successful start-ups.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

5 years

Start date

02-SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

We offer a fully funded Doctoral programme at the Business School. This includes a full tuition fee waiver (Home/EU or Overseas fees) plus a living stipend for up to five years through the Business School Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

We offer a fully funded Doctoral programme at the Business School. This includes a full tuition fee waiver (Home/EU or Overseas fees) plus a living stipend for up to five years through the Business School Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A PhD at Imperial College London is a demanding academic qualification. We therefore look for evidence of strong and consistent academic performance and expect applicants to have high grades at undergraduate and Master’s level, including a strong dissertation. From graduates of UK institutions, this would normally equate to a combination of at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree at undergraduate level and a Master’s degree awarded with Distinction. Please see the College Country index for the international equivalent of these qualifications, though please bear in mind that the Business School may ask for higher grades than the College minimum. In exceptional circumstances, we will consider candidates holding a strong First Class Honours undergraduate degree, without a Master’s, if accompanied by very strong academic references and outstanding CV and personal statement. Most applicants meet the requirement in one of the following ways: IELTS (academic): A minimum score of 7.0 with minimum scores of 6.5 in all elements TOEFL iBT: A minimum score of 100 overall with minimum scores of 22 in all elements