The Institute of Doctoral Studies and MBA is responsible for studies in all doctoral study programmes and MBA carried out at the Faculty of Economics. It is structured into two departments: the Department of Doctoral Studies and the Department of Managerial Studies. The former in co-operation with study branch committees organises the entrance examinations for students, teaching, state doctoral exams and doctoral theses defences, and keeps all study documentation. The Department also co-ordinates curricula building and corresponding implementation of the information system. The Department of Managerial Studies organises the part-time MBA studies under the co-operation with Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). It manages the activities of all module leaders, keeps the contact with LJMU and promotes the MBA study for the public.