Research course

Management

Institution
University of York · York Management School
Qualifications
PhD

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Entry requirements

For entry to the PhD programme, you should have (or expect to obtain) a minimum of a 60% average on a Masters-level programme, with a good mark on your dissertation.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our PhD programme offers high-quality training and support to help you unleash your curiosity and develop key skills to support a career in academia, industry, consultancy or research.

We offer a supportive and collegiate environment in which to pursue your passion for research. You will be undertaking your doctorate in a professional and challenging school, where academic rigour and excellence is at the heart of everything we do. You will have the opportunity to work with academics who are at the leading edge of their respective fields and be part of a growing and vibrant community of doctoral scholars.

We welcome applicants who share our vision and want to undertake challenging, innovative and exciting research as part of our academic community. Join researchers from across the globe, who are building new understanding of business and management.

Your research:

As a doctoral student, the focus of your work will be an independent research project. We provide training which will equip you with skills in a wide range of research methods to support your growing expertise.

Your research will culminate in a thesis of around 80,000-100,000 words. To successfully pass the course, your thesis should represent an original contribution to knowledge, and have the potential to influence practice, policy and understanding in your field of interest.

We welcome applications from students interested in undertaking management research in the following areas:

  • Actuarial science
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Employment relations
  • Human resource management
  • International business and strategy (including business history)
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Organisational behaviour

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    An additional year is allowed for writing up.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
management-postgrad@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 325052