04 Business Studies, Management Science at Newcastle University

Please note that the University of Newcastle can only accept exchange students! This means that you have to be enrolled in a similar programme at a South African University and only complete part of your degree in Newcastle!

Newcastle University Business School offers several PhD positions to EU-SATURN scholarships.

Courses Available

Accountancy and Financial Management

Research Area Months
Corporate reporting 6
Business ethics 6
Corporate philanthropy 6
Social and environmental accounting 6
Sustainability and social measurement 6
Third sector accountability 6
Accounting history 6

Staff exchanges may also be possible in this area. Further details: www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs/postgrad/research/phd/mphil_phd.htm

 

Marketing and Sales Management

Research Area Months
Consumer behaviour 6
Retail marketing 6
International marketing 6
Marketing communications 6
Marketing in the creative industries 6
Internet and direct marketing 6
Marketing strategy 6

Staff exchanges may also be possible in this area. Further details: www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs/postgrad/research/phd/mphil_phd.htm

Industrial Relations and Personnel Management

Research Area Months
Business elites and corporate governance in France and the UK 6
Entrepreneurial philanthropy 6
The ILO and the ‘decent work’ agenda 6
The harmonisation of international aid 6
Critical perspectives on international business 6
Critical perspectives on international business 6
Post-socialist Transition 6
Migration and trans –nationalism 6
Public service mergers and multi –agency working in the public sector 6
New working patterns in mental health services 6
Gender and Work 6
The Application of Foucauldian and Governmentality Perspectives to HRM and Management 6
Graduate careers 6

Staff exchanges may also be possible in this area. Further details: www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs/postgrad/research/phd/mphil_phd.htm

Innovation and Enterprise

Research Area Months
Corporate entrepreneurship 6
E-Business, E-Government and E-Learning 6
Entrepreneurial opportunities and new venture emergence 6
Information systems and social informatics 6
Innovation management and policy 6
Knowledge management and organisational learning 6
Technology and organisation 6
Lean operations (both manufacturing and service sectors, particularly health) 6
Manufacturing planning, scheduling including optimisation in stochastic environments 6
Layout optimisation 6
Group Technology (applied to design and manufacturing processes) 6
Computer Aided Production Management Systems 6
Modelling, analysis and optimisation of manufacturing systems 6
Manufacturing and business strategy 6

Staff exchanges may also be possible in this area. Further details: www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs/postgrad/research/phd/mphil_phd.htm

Entry Criteria & Visa Requirements

Please note that the University of Newcastle can only accept exchange students! This means that you have to be enrolled in a similar programme at a South African University and only complete part of your degree in Newcastle!

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject, Masters degree in relevant subject preferred. For those whose first language is not English IELTS 7.0 is required with a minimum of 6.5 in written English 6.5 in speaking, and minimum 6.0 in all other sub-skills: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/nubs/postgrad/research/phd/apply.htm 

At Newcastle University there are specific English language requirements www.ncl.ac.uk/international/programmes/requirements.htm

Requirements can vary for different programmes of study. For full details of the English Language requirements specific to each Newcastle University postgraduate programme please refer to the course listings at www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/