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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

The Marketing PhD programme in London involves the production of new knowledge through original research. You will explore a field of marketing in detail, through advanced scholarship. Research strengths at Newcastle University Business School are focused in a number of groups or themes. Each of these involves externally funded research, international collaboration and the active involvement of doctoral students. Research in the marketing group focuses on a wide range of aspects of consumer behaviour.

Specific areas of research expertise include: consumer behaviour, service marketing, retail marketing, sustainability marketing, international marketing, marketing communications, marketing in the creative industries, internet and direct marketing and marketing strategy.

There are opportunities for you to study in any of these disciplines. You will undertake supervised independent study and be assessed through a single written document supported with a viva voce examination. This involves detailed understanding of: the methods, techniques and approaches needed to produce such knowledge and the wider context of the subject of study.

This course is accredited by the: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS); Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University London | 36 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


36 months

Start date


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 should have a 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. For international students, they should have IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 6.0 in all other sub-skills).