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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

This programme offers you the chance to undertake a substantial piece of work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to the field of marketing. You will begin on the MRes and will need to meet certain requirements to be upgraded to PhD status.

The MRes/PhD in Management - Marketing is part of a rigorous and interdisciplinary graduate training programme designed to stimulate critical thinking and creative ideas and provide you with the analytical skills to test hypotheses.

You will work closely with international and world-class faculty as part of a vibrant doctoral student community, all of whom are pursuing varied research in different fields of management. The programme includes a comprehensive methodological training with the opportunity to specialise in a designated field.


You will be supervised by the PhD Directors of the Marketing stream for the duration of the MRes period.

During the first two years of the programme, you will participate in Research Practicums, working in collaboration with different faculty mentors. Each research practicum is a 5-week engagement, enabling you to participate in research activities and develop your own research skills.

Progression and assessment

You will need to meet certain criteria to progress to each subsequent year of the programme, such as achieving certain grades in your coursework.

Your final award will be determined by the completion of an original research thesis and a viva oral examination.


Support for your career

Throughout the programme, you are expected to participate in Marketing Seminars, providing opportunities to seek feedback on your research ideas and strike collaborations with visiting faculty

Many leading organisations give careers presentations at LSE during the year, and LSE Careers has a wide range of resources available to assist you in your job search.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date



Provides a comprehensive coverage on some fundamental aspects of probability and statistics methods and principles. The course delivers hands-on experience in simulation and data analysis.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an Upper second class honours (2:1) degree in any discipline, or the equivalent.