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toulouse school of management

Doctoral Programme

Toulouse School of Management offers an intensive Ph.D. programme for individuals interested in pursuing a career in research. The programme combines the best of theory, practice and reality-based education creatively: graduates pursue careers in leading universities and business schools, policy-oriented institutions and private firms. TSM Doctoral Programme offers five in-depth fields of study: Accounting and Management Control, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Strategy and International Management. Students who successfully complete the first year of the programme are awarded a Master of Science and may choose to end their formal training. 
Entry requirement: 4-year Bachelor’s degree or a first year of a master
Duration: 5 years
Location: Toulouse
Language: English
Selection: online application + English language test + possible interview

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2018-01-31

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Participants:

  • Fany Declerck - Professor, Director of the Doctoral programme
  • Oleksandra Kochura - Doctoral student in 2nd year on Strategy
  • Angela Rocio Carvajal Moreno - Doctoral student in 5th year on Finance
  • 00:16

    The Pitch

    01:34

    What is the ideal profile for the doctoral program?

    03:25

    Can you tell me more about how we form our thesis? Should it already be defined when we apply to the program?

    06:36

    Do I need professional experience to apply to the doctoral program?

  • 08:34

    What is covered in the initial year of core courses?

    12:48

    Hi Oleksandra. Can you tell me more about your thesis, please, and what kind of support TSM offers for your research? Thank you.

    15:01

    Three Words Max

    16:31

    Many PhD students have told me the process can be very isolating and lonely. Does TSM organize anything to foster relations between students?

  • 18:35

    Can you give some examples of research topics currently being pursued by doctoral candidates?

    19:53

    What is the cost of the doctoral program, and do you offer scholarships? Many U.S. schools pay their doctoral researchers.

    21:01

    Guest Change

    21:40

    Are we required to be in Toulouse all five years of the program?

  • 23:15

    What is expected of doctoral candidates for final completion of the thesis?

    25:29

    Do we have to pass a standardized test such as TAGE MAGE for admission?

    26:01

    Do doctoral candidates and researchers teach in the master’s and undergraduate programs?

    29:13

    Hi Angela. What is your research topic and why did you choose TSM for your doctorate?

  • 30:23

    The Expert Question

    30:33

    The Expert Question: What is the value of a PhD in a business or finance field, and how does this affect career outcomes opposed to graduates with a master’s degree?

    32:59

    Hi, I am from Philippines and my knowledge in French language is just very basic, for those courses to be taught in both English and in French, can I learn the French language as the program progresses or is it really a requirement to be well versed in French language?

    34:55

    Angela – what are your professional prospects when you finish this program?

  • 35:56

    Are there opportunities to take on research cases with companies through TSM during this program in order to apply our theories and thesis?

    37:29

    Is it possible to continue working while working on our thesis?

    39:03

    Conclusion