Management Science and Innovation MRes + MPhil/PhD


Research areas:

  • Management science and operations research: applying theories and methods from operations research; management science; statistics; economics; organisational behaviour and applied mathematics to develop knowledge; tools and methods required to make strategic and operational decisions, and to shape policies
  • Technology and innovation management: applying theories and methods from strategic management; organisational behaviour; sociology; psychology and economics to study business strategies of innovation-intensive organisations; organisational structures and processes in innovation-intensive organisations, diffusion of innovations; social network analysis and creativity.

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Entry requirements

A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants are also required to have taken the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test.

English level expected: Standard

Application

Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.

Fees

  • UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
  • Overseas Full-time: £20,900

Scholarships available for this department

CSC-UCL Joint Research Scholarship

Funding offered by UCL and the China Scholarships Council (CSC) aims to expand the educational, cultural and technological cooperation between the UK and China.

Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website


Career

Our PhD graduates aspire to pursue academic careers in top business schools or in engineering departments of world-class universities.



Next steps

Contact

Administrative Officer

T: +44 (0)20 7679 2385 ext. 32385

W: Management Science & Innovation

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