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Business Management, M.Phil

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-APR-22, 01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The business world is complex. Be it on a local or global level, it is constantly evolving in line with shifts in global markets. The ability to flex as a business is more important now than ever; foreseeing risk and managing issues, the business landscape has changed. As a Business Management PhD/MPhil student, you will have the opportunity to make your mark on this landscape.

You will have the freedom to research a host of business disciplines from consumer behaviour, business and strategy and internal relations to entrepreneurship, human resource management and operations and supply chain management. You will have an opportunity to impact industry and explore the various components that shape business.

To help you develop and grow your research, world-class academics within the School of Management will be at hand to provide you with feedback; ensuring your produce the best possible research within your capabilities.

On completion of the Business Management PhD/MPhil, you will have a significant advantage on others as you begin your career in industry or academia.

Programme Summary

This MPhil in Business Management at Swansea will enable you to undertake a substantial project led by your own interests. It is a highly respected qualification which can present a career in academia or a wider scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector. A thesis of 60,000 words will be submitted for assessment demonstrating original research with a substantive contribution to the subject area. The Masters is examined following an oral examination of the thesis (a viva voce examination or viva). You will acquire research skills for high-level work and skills and training programmes are available on campus for further support. There will be an opportunity to deliver presentations to research students and staff at departmental seminars and conferences.

Programme Aims

This Masters programme will provide students with:

  1. The opportunity to conduct high quality postgraduate research in a world leading research environment.
  2. Key skills needed to undertake advanced academic and non-academic research including qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  3. Advanced critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and independent judgement.

Assessment

Students for the Masters in Business Management are examined in two parts.

The first part is a thesis which is an original body of work representing the methods and results of the research project. The maximum word limit is 60,000 for the main text. The word limit does not include appendices (if any), essential footnotes, introductory parts and statements or the bibliography and index. The second part is an oral examination (viva voce).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 122 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    132 62%

    47th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    43rd

    13

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