Research course


University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher and masters degree with at least 60 per cent or Merit, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant subject (Individual merits may be taken into account, depending on experience and other factors); a high quality research proposal; at least two recent academic references; satisfactory language requirements for non-UK students.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Months of entry

February, October

Course content

We will consider applications for our PhD to undertake research in any area of: accounting, financial markets and banking, entrepreneurship, innovation, strategy, corporate social responsibility, accountability and governance, human resources, organisational behaviour, information technology/systems, management science, operational research, supply chain management, risk, marketing and health management.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 2562