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The award
PhD

How long you will study
3 years

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How you will study
full-time

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About Business Management at Swansea University

Course Overview

The School of Management has a thriving community of doctoral students and provides a supportive and friendly environment in which to pursue PhD studies in Business and Management research.

Our business management research is undertaken by a diverse range of scholars and includes consumer behaviour, business and strategy, internal operations, organisations and new enterprises, operations and supply chain management, information systems, entrepreneurship and human resource management.

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2018/19 are as follows:

UK/EU International Ph.D. Full-time £4,280 £15,200 Ph.D. Part-time £2,140 £7,600 M.Phil. Full-time £4,280 £15,200 M.Phil. Part-time £2,140 £7,600

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

Note: The UK/EU fee is indicative pending confirmation from RCUK

If your course starts in January, April or July 2018 please refer to the 2017/18 fee costs on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

Qualifications

Applicants for PhD must normally hold, or be studying for, a master's degree, but applicants with a first class honours degree without a master's would be considered on an individual basis.

English Language

Non-native English speakers will need a recent IELTS test with an overall score of at least 6.5 (with no individual component below 6.5). Please note we only accept the IELTS test.

Please note that entry standards for scholarships/bursaries may vary from the above.

Applicants to this programme would normally be expected to meet the minimum entry requirements indicated above. The College/School reserves the right to ask for higher academic grades and qualifications. Admissions decisions take into account not only prior academic qualifications, but also factors including the standard of the research synopsis/proposal submitted by the applicant, their performance at interview (if required), intensity of competition for limited places and relevant professional experience (where appropriate).

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