Research Degrees in
in the Faculty of Business and Law
Opportunities are available to study for the research degrees of MPhil and PhD, either full-time or part-time. Research is focused on a number of different Research Institutes across the University.
Our doctoral programmes form an integral part of our research culture within the Faculty of Business and Law and will equip you with the skills you need to make a real impact, either in the world of academia or in the world of practice.
Topic areas include:
Systems Practice, Management Science and Sustainability
Operations, Supply Chain Management and Project Management
Digital business, Innovation and Analytics
Before applying for a research degree, applicants should have a preliminary discussion with a member of staff to discuss a proposed research project.
For queries, please contact:
The quickest and most efficient way to apply for this course is to apply online. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process.
Please complete the additional Postgraduate Research Degree Supplementary Information document and upload it to the Student documents section of your online application. This collects important information about your research application and there may be delays if you do not submit this document.
Before you apply, we recommend that you:
We will contact you to let you know the initial outcome of your application, and invite you to attend an interview where appropriate.
Once the university is satisfied with the following, we will send you an offer letter informing you that you have been offered a place of study:
Some offers may be conditional upon achieving certain grades in your examinations, or successfully completing a particular programme. You must satisfy these conditions before we can confirm your unconditional place.