Research course


University of Sussex · University of Sussex Business School

Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have at least a Merit (an average of 60% of overall) in a relevant Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree.

You may be considered for the degree if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show evidence of long-term work experience in a related area.

Months of entry


Course content

You’ll work with world-leading faculty whose findings go beyond academia – to practitioners and professionals in industry, associations, chartered institutes, decision-making bodies and public-policy organisations.

Our research focuses on questions such as:

  • what factors influence new product/service development?
  • how do institutional and geographical factors influence enterprise development?
  • how do we tackle gender and race discrimination?
  • how can we motivate individuals and nurture leaders?
  • what could be done to promote environmental sustainability across supply-chain networks?

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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