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Management Science and Innovation MRes + MPhil/PhD

Key Information

Modes and duration

  • Full-time: 4 years

Tuition Fees (2015/16)

UK/EU:
£4,635 (FT)
Overseas:
£21,530 (FT)

Application deadlines

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.

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.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

International students

Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.

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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.

Funding

Brown Family Bursary

Value:
£15,000
Duration:
1 year
Eligibility:
Prospective full-time Master's students within the Faculties of the Built Environment, Engineering Science and Mathematical & Physical Sciences.

Fulbright – UCL Technology Entrepreneurship Award

Value:
Tuition fees plus stipend
Duration:
1 year
Eligibility:
For US citizens, not currently resident in the UK, who are prospective students of the MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship.

Pattihis Family Scholarship

Value:
£14,250
Duration:
1 year
Eligibility:
Prospective MSc students in the Department of Management Science and Innovation. Students must be legally able to work in Cyprus and preference is given to those who are able to speak Greek.

GREAT/UCL Scholarship

Value:
£5,000
Duration:
1 year
Eligibility:
Prospective graduate students from India applying to one of the following courses: Management MSc, Economics MSc, Construction Economics and Management MSc, Technology Entrepreneurship MSc, LLM, Telecommunications MSc, Drug Discovery and Development MSc,or Cancer MSc.

More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website

Careers

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

Why study this degree at UCL?

Student / staff ratios › 66 staff › 175 taught students › 5 research students

Department: Management Science & Innovation

Application and next steps

Applications

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.

Who can apply?

Application deadlines

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.

For more information see our Applications page.

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