Entry requirements

The applicant should ensure that there is an academic working in the area that they are interested in by going to the academics page on the School of Managment's website. If Enligsh is not the first language then they also need to fulfil the University's English Language requirements which are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 250. A detailed 1,500 word research proposal also needs to be submitted along with the application.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Training is provided in research methods, including Qualitative, Quanitative and Theory. Research seminars, with visiting speakers, are held regularly. Progression is monitored through six monthly progress meetings.

Department specialisms

Organization Theory; Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility; Marketing and Consumption; Accounting and Finance; Knowledge and Innovation; Economics and Political Economy; Human Resource Management.

Fees and funding

Funded PhD studentships and other funding opportunities are advertised as they become available.

See current studentships and funding

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months
full time
36 months


part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Mrs Teresa Bowdrey
+44 (0) 116 252 5632