Expert teaching, intensive learning experience
Delivered through expert teaching in research methodology and foundational subjects, the MPhil in Strategy, Marketing and Operations prepares you for a research career in your chosen field.
Over 9 months on the programme, you will take 6 courses and a dissertation or 9 courses related to your field of specialisation, and participate in research seminars on current debates and subjects such as strategy, marketing, innovation, and operations and technology management.
The MPhil in SMO is one of the Business School’s specialist research MPhils and is an integral part of a Cambridge Judge Business School PhD.
Explore the 4 specialisms of the programme and their related foundational coursework that prepares you for a specific PhD pathway.
As a student on the Strategic Management specialisation, you will take 5 core courses and one elective, including strategy area specialisation courses and a methods/statistics course. You will also work closely with a CJBS faculty to write a dissertation on your research topic.
Operations and Technology Management (OTM) is a diverse field and inherently multidisciplinary. You will take 6 core courses, including OTM and methods/statistics courses. You will also work closely with a member of the Business School faculty to write a dissertation on your research topic.
Alternatively, students may choose to take 6 core modules and 3 elective courses, one of which will be an Individual Research Project under the supervision of an OTM faculty member.
In the Marketing specialisation, you will take 6 core courses plus write a dissertation under the supervision of a member of the Business School faculty, or 9 courses covering marketing strategy/marketing modelling and consumer behaviour.
If you take the OB specialisation, you will be expected to write a dissertation, working closely with your supervisor. You will take 6 courses, of which 5 are core courses and one elective.