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Research degrees in the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences (FBSS) is one of the most research-intensive parts of Kingston University with a plethora of research projects and an energetic research culture. A wide range of opportunities are also offered to engage in individual research leading to degrees of Doctor of Philosophy or Masters by Research.

MPhil

The MPhil takes up to two years full-time or up to four years part-time. It is awarded on the basis of a thesis of about 40,000 words which has been successfully defended in an oral examination.

MA/MSc by Research

This course is a flexible learning programme designed for anyone who wants to conduct an extended and supervised research project in an area of Social Sciences.

Students pursue an individual programme of research, which enables them to expand their knowledge of the subject area and provides them with an opportunity to contribute a piece of original research.

The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences also offers a wide range of opportunities to engage in individual research leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences PhD

The PhD takes up to four years full-time, or up to eight years part-time. It is normally awarded on the basis of a thesis of 80,000 words which has been successfully defended in an oral examination.

Business PhD

We also offer a Business PhD which will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge and enhance your professional credibility.

Occupational and Business Psychology Professional Doctorate

This course represents a unique opportunity to further develop your skills, knowledge and practice in occupational and business psychology and to achieve a doctoral qualification.

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