Doctoral Programme - Management

Imperial College Business School

Program Description

Doctoral Programme - Management

Imperial College Business School

Programme Benefits

A top global university

Imperial College Business School is at the centre of Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities in science, technology and healthcare. Our world-renowned faculty work collaboratively with colleagues from other departments across the college and, through the Doctoral programme, you will become a part of this network.

World-class faculty

Our faculty are leaders in their fields of business expertise. Work with some of the foremost academics in their fields, and have the opportunity to network further at research seminars and conferences.

Fully funded studentships

Helping the brightest minds provide practical solutions to complex problems, all students on the Doctoral programme are offered full funding.

Focus on skills

Core research training courses and specialist courses in the first year MRes provide you with a solid foundation for your academic career. Access to a wide range of professional and personal development opportunities, including training in teaching and assessment skills, will prepare you for a future career in academia.

Impact on industry

We believe that rigorous academic analysis can provide practical solutions to complex problems in society. Working closely with businesses and governments, we drive policy and practice through inspiring collaboration and research excellence.

Department of Management

The Department of Management investigates consequences of radical innovation and the strategic ramifications of technology evolution.

The department welcomes applicants for the Doctoral programme from a wide variety of academic disciplines who are united by a desire to research and provide insight into high-technology industries such as energy, telecommunications, e-commerce, banking, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

Research areas

Faculty and doctoral students within the department are clustered in five main areas of expertise:

  • Economics
  • Health Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Strategy and organisational behaviour

Recent research focuses on the role of economic and political forces in shaping welfare state institutions, the management of professional service firms and developing computationally efficient algorithms to enable the use of optimisation based decision support systems in operational planning and the scheduling of resources.

Working in the Department of Management will allow you to conduct research using a range of quantitative and qualitative methods such as mathematical and econometric modelling, lab experiments, social network analysis, case studies, ethnography and discourse analysis. You will benefit from being exposed to the wide range of topics being researched in the department, through internal and external seminars which will introduce you to new areas of research and increase both the breadth and depth of your knowledge.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2016
5 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2016
United Kingdom London, England
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