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Business Management, M.Phil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Business Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The business world is complex. Be it on a local or global level, it is constantly evolving in line with shifts in global markets. The ability to flex as a business is more important now than ever; foreseeing risk and managing issues, the business landscape has changed. As a Business Management PhD/MPhil student, you will have the opportunity to make your mark on this landscape.

You will have the freedom to research a host of business disciplines from consumer behaviour, business and strategy and internal relations to entrepreneurship, human resource management and operations and supply chain management. You will have an opportunity to impact industry and explore the various components that shape business.

To help you develop and grow your research, world-class academics within the School of Management will be at hand to provide you with feedback; ensuring your produce the best possible research within your capabilities.

On completion of the Business Management PhD/MPhil, you will have a significant advantage on others as you begin your career in industry or academia.

Programme Summary

This MPhil in Business Management at Swansea will enable you to undertake a substantial project led by your own interests. It is a highly respected qualification which can present a career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. A thesis of 60,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support. There will be an opportunity to deliver presentations to research students and staff at departmental seminars and conferences.

Programme Aims

This Masters programme will provide students with:

  1. The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
  2. Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  3. Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Assessment

Students for the Masters in Business Management are examined in two parts.

The first part is a thesis which is an original body of work representing the methods and results of the research project. The maximum word limit is 60,000 for the main text. The word limit does not include appendices (if any), essential footnotes, introductory parts and statements or the bibliography and index.

Different course options

Full time | Bay Campus | 2 years | 01-OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

01-OCT-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for MPhil must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University).

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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