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International Business and Management MSc by Research, MPhil, PhD

Abertay University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Abertay University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

This is a potential research degree area, subject to the approval of the University. If you are interested in undertaking a research degree in this area.

The study of international business and management is a broad subject, which involves many topics such as: the evaluation of an international company performance in coordinating and managing business activities in a cross-cultural context; the analysis of the international business environment utilising a range of models and concepts drawn from relevant international business theories; the analysis of the relationship between national culture, organisational behaviour and management practice; and the investigation of contemporary issues in the management of international business.

A research degree at Abertay is excellent preparation for a career as a researcher and an academic, as well as a diverse range of professions outside of academia, for example, in consultancy work.

Our research degrees

You have the option of studying an MSc by Research, an MPhil or a PhD.

When deciding which degree is right for you, you should consider the level of commitment required, the duration, cost and your career aspirations.

That being said, our research degrees are flexible. You can begin an MSc or an MPhil and then seek to transfer to a PhD without having to start your project all over again. You can also switch from full-time to part-time study, and vice versa.

PhD

The award of the Doctor of Philosophy demonstrates that the main focus of your work is your personal contribution to knowledge in your discipline or field, through original research or the original application of existing knowledge.

How long is a PhD?

If you are studying full-time, you are expected to complete the award in 36 months. The minimum period to receive this is award is 24 months and the maximum is 48 months.

If you are studying part-time, you are expected to complete the award in 48 months. The minimum period to receive this award on a part-time basis is 72 months and the maximum is 96 months.

Application deadline

30/04/21, 31/08/21

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per year

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

University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 122 30

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    127 60%

    51st

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    98th

    35
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    38th

    31

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