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What will I learn?

RESEARCH CULTURE

Our research reflects the vibrancy, creativity and innovation of the marketing, retail and tourism industries, and is enhanced by our location in Manchester – one of the largest hubs for creative and digital content across Europe. We pride ourselves on undertaking research that is interdisciplinary and engages with external industry partners and communities. You will be part of a large group of researchers at Manchester Met studying the creative industries from a range of perspectives (Design, Fashion, Art, Literature, New Media, Business, Digital Politics, and Marketing). This group of researchers has strong links with industry and creative practitioners, and you will have many opportunities to network with creatives and professionals.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is research based. You will independently conduct research into your own topic or a topic that we advertise. Your supervisory team will offer expert guidance throughout your studies and review work in progress. Each year, you will follow a programme of training and development to enhance your research methods, subject-matter expertise and professional skills.

CAREER PROSPECTS

You will be part of one of the largest Business Schools in the country, and benefit from our extensive associations with professional bodies and industries. You will graduate with the confidence and expertise to pursue a range of senior roles in industry and academia. Manchester is an exciting hub of creative professionals working in the marketing, retail and tourism sectors. You will have opportunities to network with regional, national and global innovators. You will also undertake rigorous and comprehensive skills training to equip you with advanced research, technical and critical thinking skills. These networking and development opportunities will fully prepare you for senior roles in the creative and cultural industries, in business and enterprise, and in academia.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£16,500.00 (US$ 22,710) per year
Annual tuition fees for each academic year must be paid in full at the start of each year. Fees are subject to an annual revision in line with the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) indicative rate. Some research projects will be subject to additional project costs.

This is a fixed fee

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Start date

October 2021, January 2022

Venue

Manchester Campus

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

Greater Manchester,

M15 6BH, England

Entry requirements

For international students

You should, as a minimum, have a first or 2.1 honours degree or an equivalent qualification. International students must demonstrate a sufficiently high standard of English language ability (IELTS 7.0).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan is ranked in the world’s top 200 universities under 50 (THE Young University Rankings 2020).

  • One of the UK’s largest universities with 34,000+ students
  • GBP 400 million in ongoing investment
  • Industry links with global companies