Kemmy Business School - Research
The requirements listed below are the minimum requirements set by the University. Individual Faculties may have specific requirements and applicants are requested to identify a potential supervisor before submitting an application for a research programme.
Applicants to a Research Degree Programme (minimum entry requirements)
•An appropriate master's or equivalent qualification that has been obtained from a University or other institution recognised by UL following a period of study similar to that required in UL. A candidate who holds a master's degree in a discipline other than that in which the doctoral research is intended to be pursued shall be considered for entry under rule 5.4.1b, or
•An honours primary bachelor's degree with a minimum classification of 2.1 honours or equivalent qualification, or
•An honours primary bachelor's degree with a minimum classification of 2.2 honours or equivalent qualification, or
•A degree or equivalent qualification, other than that specified in 5.4.1a, 5.4.1b or 5.4.1c and a minimum of four years' acceptable professional experience at an appropriate and relevant level may be considered for entry to the master's register.
•Candidates within this category without a minimum of four years' acceptable professional experience will be considered for entry under regulation 5.4.4.
For further information on the Research Postgraduate Academic Regulations (Handbook of Academic Regulations & Procedures)
The Kemmy Business School (KBS) is a dynamic and innovative business school with the mission to be a business school that delivers an outstanding educational experience, is research active, internationalised and socially engaged, with an international reputation for specialist areas of expertise. Excellence in research is vital to the delivery of this mission, in order to ensure that the positive impact of KBS on our stakeholders and the economy is maximised.
KBS hosts over one hundred faculty and staff and almost 3,000 students, of whom more than 500 are postgraduates. Most of these are studying on our range of taught postgraduate programmes. The KBS Graduate Research Centre was established in 1993 to provide a dedicated home to our postgraduate research students, and to ensure they were able to access all the services and supports needed for their work. The Graduate Research Centre currently hosts more than 80 postgraduate students pursuing MBS and PhD degrees across a range of business disciplines.
Course title Duration
Masters/PhD in Accounting & Finance 2 - 4 Years
Masters/PhD in Economics 2 - 4 Years
Masters/PhD in Management and Marketing 2 - 4 Years
Masters/PhD in Personnel & Employment Relations 2 - 4 Years