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Business Public Policy & Law - Structured

The Structured PhD is a 4-year full time programme (360 ECTS).

New entrants will normally register for the programme in September of each year.

Each student must obtain a minimum of 30 ECTS through 'structured' modules having a taught or 'skills' component, and a maximum of 90 ECTS, but a recommended normal maximum of 45 ECTS.

The thesis remains central to the award of the PhD.

Optional Modules:

Students select modules in consultation with their Supervisor and/or Graduate Research Committee from the catalogue of PhD modules

Entry requirements

Masters degree to honours standard (or equivalent international qualification). Other evidence that signifies suitability for the programme.


The Structured PhD is available as a 4-year full time programme and as a 6 year part-time programme (360 ECTS).

Number of credits

360 ECTS

Further enquiries

Find out more
Phd Guidelines
Olivia Noone

Research areas

Broad areas of Research interest

School of Business:
Accounting and Finance
Management Information Systems

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