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Strategy, Marketing and Operations MPhil

Strategy, Marketing and Operations MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science Production / Operations Management

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MPhil in Strategy, Marketing and Operations (SMO) is an intensive nine-month programme that prepares you for continuation to the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) PhD in the fields of Strategy, Marketing or Operations. Educational aims of the programme: to prepare students for doctoral work in the fields of strategy, marketing or operations at CJBS (the programme is an integral part of the CJBS PhD programme for these fields); By: providing teaching in research methodology, in particular in econometrics and mathematical modelling; providing teaching in foundational subjects, such as economics; providing research seminars in which students will learn about the current debates in their field of specialisation and about the canonical literature that underpins these debates; providing guidance on the structuring, writing and critiquing of academic research papers; giving students the opportunity to experience research first-hand, either through an individual research project or a dissertation.

By the end of the course students should have: Acquired or consolidated foundational knowledge and methodological skills necessary for research in their chosen field of specialisation; Demonstrated an ability to critique research papers; Presented their own ideas in a public forum and learned to contribute constructively within an international environment. PhD offers are usually conditional on the final performance on the MPhil - candidates are required to achieve over 70% in their MPhil. Assessment across the nine courses will be by written examination, project, or coursework, depending upon the nature of the particular course.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

9 months

Start date

OCT

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£11,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£28,413

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK First class Honours Degree. A degree in a discipline with a strong quantitative orientation (e.g. engineering, economics, operations research, statistics, mathematics, physics, computer science, or a similar course) will be expected. Applicants are required to have degree-level courses in calculus, linear algebra, probability and statistics.