Our normal expectation is that you hold a Masters degree at a minimum of a distinction level in a relevant discipline from an approved university. If you do not hold such a degree, you may be admitted, providing you hold a first class (1st) Bachelors degree from an approved university or a professional or other qualification deemed by the University to be appropriate.
Months of entry
The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management has an outstanding reputation in the sector. We see doctoral students as important collaborators in this work, challenging you with new ideas that develop you as a critical researcher, as well as helping you build a solid grounding in research methods and methodology.
As part of your studies, you will undertake a tailored programme of formal research training in methods and methodology. Alongside this, we provide specific structured training for our PhD students. PhD researchers also organise and run their own annual research conference and attend research group seminars.
The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is also part of the prestigious ESRC-funded South East Doctoral Training Centre (SEDTC).
Consumer Services; Enterprise & Marketing, Information, Operation & Performance Management; Organisation Behaviour & HRM; Tourism.
Information for international students
Non-native speakers of English will normally require IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (or equivalent).
Fees and funding
You may be considered for a Faculty postgraduate research studentship to cover fees and an annual stipend. Funding is also available through the prestigious ESRC-funded South East Doctoral Training Centre (SEDTC), which currently funds five students across the Faculty.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- 01483 686 300