Research ( full-time, part-time)
January 2018, April 2018, September 2018
MPhil: Full-time, from 1 to 3 years. Part-time, from 2 to 4 years.
PhD via progression from MPhil, including that period: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years.
PhD: Full-time, from 2 to 5 years. Part-time, from 3 to 6 years.
Explore the key issues occupying managers and leaders today – in a business school that brings together expert researchers, high profile organisations and professional people from around the world.
Pursue your research degree with us and you’ll be part of a research community that’s focused on the real-world challenges that the world’s business, governments and NGOs face. These organisations work with us to generate cutting-edge knowledge and contribute to improved performance.
This creates an inspiring environment for our research graduates. You’ll be immersed in our work and will enjoy expert supervision, with opportunities to network with our research partners. There’s also our thriving postgraduate community, where you can share knowledge and ideas with professionals from many fields.
We can supervise your research in most areas of business and management, helping you to develop transferable skills which will be invaluable in your future studies or career.
Here are a few of our specialisms.
Here at the business school we take teaching seriously as this will no doubt be an significant part of your continued success in academia. It is important that all our PhD students feel confident and prepared when standing in front of our students and so to support you we provide ongoing training and development, covering the following areas:
You'll normally have two formal supervisors, with access to a wider range of experts as and when required.
The Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from more than 100 countries.
Our striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. We’re well-recognised for our centres of excellence by students, employers and professional bodies alike.
What makes us stand out is that our courses don't just give you sound academic knowledge – they’re at the cutting edge of current business practice and highly relevant to employers. This is owing to the close links we have with the business community and the partnerships we've developed with a wide variety of businesses and public service organisations.
We're interested in people who are confident, ambitious and ready to take the challenge of making a difference in the world of business. If that's you, we'd love to hear from you.
2018/2019 fees will be set at the level recommended by RCUK. This will be announced in the early part of 2018. As a guideline RCUK uplift their fee support each year in line with the GDP inflator.
The UK, EU & International 2018/19 Bench fees will range between £1000 to £7000.
Initial registration: £1100
Full registration: £3500
Anglia Ruskin's academic excellence was recognised in 2014, as part of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), an exercise which assesses the quality of academic research. Twelve areas of our work were classed as generating world-leading research. The results showed that we're making a significant impact on economies, societies, the environment and culture in all corners of the globe.
This is an excellent way to progress your business or management career, as you can opt to study part-time and focus your thesis on an issue close to you, your employer or industry.
We’re an equally compelling option if you want to pursue an academic career, thanks to our international reputation and the comprehensive research training and development we provide. This includes modules in academic writing and publishing, compiling research bids, conference presentation, research methods and management, networking and team working.
If you're interested in finding out more about research study opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
MPhil: You’ll need a Bachelor degree or equivalent with first or upper second class honours, in a related subject area.
PhD: You’ll need a Master degree or equivalent in a related subject area.
Please note we consider most candidates for PhD with progression from MPhil. If you want to apply for direct entry to the PhD route, you’ll also need to provide academic justification for this with your application.
If English is not your first language, you'll require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component (or equivalent test). If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
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