Embark on your career in research and academia
The MPhil in Strategy, Marketing and Operations (SMO) prepares you for your academic career in a business school. You will gain the foundational knowledge and methodological research skills you need to proceed to the PhD pathway of your choice.
Progression to PhD
This intensive 9-month programme is made up of 4 specialisations, each providing foundational coursework for a specific PhD pathway:
- the Strategic Management specialisation is a prerequisite for the Strategic Management PhD pathway
- the Marketing specialisation is an integral part of the Marketing PhD pathway
- the Operations and Technology Management specialisation prepares you for the OTM PhD pathway
- the Organisational Behaviour specialisation is needed to continue to the OB PhD pathway
Your career support
We can help you whether you have no decided plan for what to do after Cambridge, a few ideas or a clear idea. You’ll get the support you need through:
Careers Service platform
The University of Cambridge Careers Service platform giving you access to: 1-to-1 guidance consultations; booking your spot-on workshops and briefings; careers fairs and employer presentations.
Career Essentials programme
The University of Cambridge Career Essentials programme that provides a selection of sessions, offering you the opportunity to access career and recruitment advice you need from our career advisers.
The Careers Services at the University of Cambridge organise recruitment events that attract major global companies, who are keen to hire from the talent pool assembled in Cambridge, and offer you excellent networking opportunities.