Challenge thinking. Create Knowledge. Make an Impact

We are seeking excellent PhD candidates whose scholarship and innovative thinking will shape corporate, policy and social agendas and broaden our impact in the global research community.

We run a large and thriving PhD programme

Offering training across the full spectrum of business research through our six divisions:

• Accounting & Finance
• Economics
• International Business
• Management
• Marketing
• Work & Employment Relations

UK and EU students can choose to pursue research on a full-time or part-time basis.

Details of our scholarships are available on our Funding and Scholarships webpage

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

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Entry Requirements

What type of person are we looking for?

Successful applicants to our PhD programme will normally be expected to demonstrate the following:

• An outstanding academic background with a Bachelors degree equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) and a British Masters degree (or equivalent qualification) passed at a Distinction or Upper Merit level
• Qualifications in cognate subjects, whether in areas matching the research specialisms of our Business School or in disciplines like mathematics, psychology, sociology or modern languages
• A commitment to working towards a top level professional career
• A strong sense of priorities and the ability to manage time well
• Enthusiasm to work with leading academics to further develop advanced research skills, including quantitative and/or qualitative skills
• An expectation of publishing in top level international journals

Funding Information

Please see our website for how to apply:
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