Research course

ABS Research Degrees (Business and Management/Management Research)

Aston University · Aston Business School
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

Normally, a first or upper-second class Honours degree in an area relevant to your intended area of research.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Aston Business School offers a flexible programme of research degrees in a wide range of management disciplines. Students have their own doctoral suite with shared study rooms, a resources room and computer workshop.

Department specialisms

Finance, Accounting & Law; Economics & Strategy; Marketing; Operations & Information Management; and Work & Organisational Psychology.

Information for international students

For those participants whose first language is not English: either evidence that the degree was taught in English; or a TOEFL score minimum of 610/253/101 or an IELTS score minimum of 7.

Fees and funding

Research Council.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
48-60 months


full time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Susan Rudd
+44 (0)121 204 3219
+44 (0)121 204 3326