Duration: 18 to 36 months
FEES: 18 500 Euros (non-subject to VAT)
Full-Time or Part-Time Online
Welcome to the PhD by research program at Kingsley Institute of Management! Our program is designed for individuals around the world who are passionate about advancing knowledge and making significant contributions to their chosen field through rigorous research and scholarly inquiry. At Kingsley Institute of Management, we believe in nurturing intellectual curiosity and providing a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment for our PhD candidates. As a participant in our program, you will have the opportunity to delve deep into your area of interest, explore innovative ideas, and push the boundaries of knowledge in your field. Our distinguished faculty members, who are renowned experts in their respective disciplines, will serve as your mentors and guides throughout your research journey. They will provide invaluable support, guidance, and feedback to help you develop advanced research skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of your research area. We encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and foster a vibrant research community where ideas are exchanged, collaborations are formed, and new perspectives are embraced. You will have the opportunity to engage with fellow researchers, attend seminars and workshops, and participate in conferences to broaden your knowledge and network with experts in your field. As a PhD candidate at Kingsley Institute of Management, you will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities, resources, and databases to facilitate your research endeavors. You will have the freedom to design and conduct experiments, collect and analyze data, and draw meaningful conclusions that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in your field. Throughout the program, you will be encouraged to publish your research findings in reputable journals and present your work at national and international conferences. These opportunities will not only enhance your academic profile but also provide valuable exposure to the wider research community. Upon successful completion of the program, you will emerge as a highly skilled researcher equipped with the expertise to tackle complex problems and make a significant impact in academia, industry, or other professional domains. Our PhD by research program at Kingsley Institute of Management will provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and network to excel in your chosen career path. We invite you to join our esteemed community of scholars and embark on an enriching research journey that will shape your future and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in your field.
In our PhD by research program, the Kingsley Institute Of Management and the Innovative Knowledge Institute are committed to pairing you with the most suitable mentor for your research. Our mentors are carefully selected from esteemed universities in France and across the globe. They possess exceptional qualifications, enjoy collaborating with fellow researchers, and bring extensive expertise in their respective fields. The mentor-student relationship is highly flexible, allowing you and your mentor to determine the most effective mode of communication. Whether it be through online platforms, email, Skype, telephone, or face-to-face meetings, the choice is yours. We understand the importance of personalized guidance, and therefore, students have the option to request a specific mentor who aligns with their research interests and goals.
Research degrees require strong investigative skills, writing abilities, and critical analysis.
PhD/DBA degrees can be completed within three academic years. Transfer students and those with previous study and research experience may receive credit.
Extensions are permitted, with a maximum of four terms for a Master’s and eight terms for a Doctorate.
Each academic term is three months, and students are required to enroll for a certain number of terms based on their degree level.
Research degrees can be started at the beginning of any month, with the term beginning on the first date of matriculation.
Overall, the process involves thorough assessment and examination of research work, with opportunities for improvement and publishing outcomes.
Applicants must possess either a relevant Master’s degree or the Level 7 Diploma to be considered for admission. In exceptional cases, individuals without a degree may be granted admission if they have a minimum of five years of work experience in the field of study or a related area. Proficiency in English is also required, with a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS exam or an approved equivalent. It is recommended to have a level of English proficiency at 6.5 or higher on the IELTS exam or an approved equivalent. Alternatively, applicants may take our internal English test online. Additionally, applicants are expected to submit an acceptable concept paper or synopsis outlining their intended research area.
To maximize the potential of your research, we provide two courses that will ensure a strong foundation:
1. Advanced Research for PhD Students Course:
– Learn the Proposal Development Process
– Prepare for Field Research
– Undertake Field Research
– Master Report Writing
– Gain insights into Supervision
– Understand the Submission of your thesis
2. Research Methods for Managers Course:
This module focuses on developing students’ comprehension and abilities in research design, research methods, and research presentation.
Assessment: Both courses culminate in the completion of a Thesis with an oral defense, which is worth 60 ECTS credits.
|The Candidate shall be rated as follows:|
Average Mark 90% – 100%-
Pass with great distinction.
Average Mark 80% – 89%
Pass with distinction
Average Mark 70% – 79%
Average Mark 60% – 69%
Average Mark 50% – 59%
Average Mark 0% – 49%