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Liverpool Business School - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

The Liverpool Business School offers excellent postgraduate research opportunities. You will have opportunities to research a range of contemporary business, management and economic issues facing individuals, society and industry. Your programme route will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most students complete their PhD via progression from MPhil.

The University offers a comprehensive induction programme and a range of generic skills training. You will be allocated up to three supervisors (including a Director of Studies) who will work with you during your research. Throughout your studies, you will also have the support of LJMU's Graduate School which offers expert advice and guidance to those enrolled on MPhil and PhD programmes.

Entry requirements

If you are applying for an MPhil or an MPhil/PhD you should normally have, or be expecting to obtain, a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a relevant subject.

If you are applying for a PhD direct you must:

  • have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject
  • have had research training directly related to the PhD project

If you have qualifications other than those above, your application will be considered individually on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.

English language requirements

Besides standard qualifications, international students must also have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (or equivalent). Please check specific requirements with your School before applying.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,300 (Academic year) Home/EU 1 2 Years
MPhil Full-time £ 11,630 (Academic year) International 1 2 Years
MPhil Part-time £ 2,150 (Credit) Home/EU 24 48 Months
MPhil Part-time £ 5,815 (Academic year) International 24 48 Months
PhD Full-time £ 4,300 (Academic year) Home/EU 2 4 Years
PhD Full-time £ 11,630 (Academic year) International 2 4 Years
PhD Part-time £ 2,150 (Academic year) Home/EU 36 84 Months
PhD Part-time £ 5,815 (Academic year) International 36 84 Months

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