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The Master of Research (MRes) is the foundation year of the PhD for students with prior research experience at masters level in a subject relevant for management research. The programme accepts applicants for all the PhD pathways except the Finance and Accounting pathways.

The programme

Acquire tailored foundational and methodological training for your doctoral work and be introduced to the frontier of academic knowledge in your chosen discipline.

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Cambridge life

A beautiful and historic city - our business school has its roots in an 800-year-old university.

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All students who enter the PhD through the MRes receive full funding for their PhD, including their MRes year.

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Applications for entry in October 2020 close on 3 December 2019.


Closing dates

9 October 2019
Funding deadline for US students currently living in the US applying for Gates funding

3 December 2019
Deadline for submitting your application and all supporting documents (non-US students)