Business - Research, Master | University of Greenwich | City of London, United Kingdom
18 months
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Our Business - Research degree (MPhil/PhD) at University of Greenwich allows you to undertake rigorous and critical exploration of an area of business with support from an expert supervisor.

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Our Business - Research programme from University of Greenwich involves producing a substantial piece of original work in your chosen field. Unlike taught courses, this degree places greater emphasis on research and an original contribution to knowledge. You attend courses in your first year to develop the advanced research skills for gathering, analysing and presenting quantitative and qualitative data.

What you should know about this course

  • Flexible registration. (Full time: MPhil 18-36 months, PhD 24-48 months, MPhil/PhD 36-48 months. Part time: MPhil 30-48 months, PhD 36-60 months, MPhil/PhD 48-84 months.)

  • You can begin your studies in September or January.

  • The standard entry route requires you to register as an MPhil student and to transfer to PhD once you have demonstrated adequate progress.

  • This degree is accredited by the European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration.

  • You work with an expert in your chosen field who will provide ongoing support and guidance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Planning and Managing 

  • Advanced Research Methods

  • Qualitative Methods

  • Research Design for Quantitative Research

  • Advanced Qualitative Methods 

  • Econometrics for Postgraduate Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS


270 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have:

  • A taught Master's degree, with a minimum average of 60% in all areas of assessment (e.g. Merit or above), in a generic subject area relevant to the subject matter of the proposed research project, and/or
  • A First Class or Second Class, First Division (Upper Second Class) Honours degree in a subject area relevant to the proposed research project.

Living costs for City of London

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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