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Managing Across Cultures MSc by Research, MPhil, PhD

Abertay University

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Abertay University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN, OCT

  • Duration

    2 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.

While recognising the importance of cultural influences on management theories and practices, and, at the same time, accepting the argument that many societies are becoming similar in their management objectives, research in this area could define the process of managing across cultures as simply the management of local employees globally and international employees locally.

Your research degree could involve looking at ways national cultural differences influence the employment policies and practices of different countries and the ways national and international organisations have responded to them.

A research degree at Abertay will prepare you for a rewarding career as an academic and researcher, as well as opening up opportunities for a diverse range of careers outside of academia.

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.

MPhil

The award of Master of Philosophy demonstrates a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and/or the application of original thought, much of which is at (or informed by) the forefront of your field of study or area of professional practice.

How long is an MPhil?

If you are studying full-time, you are expected to complete the award in 24 months. The minimum period to receive this award is 12 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 24 months and the maximum is 72 months.

Application deadline

30/04/21, 31/08/21

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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

    37th out of 105 14

  • 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
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    142 73%

    17th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    10th

    2

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