PhD candidates pursue original research with the goal of making a significant contribution to knowledge in, and understanding of, their chosen field.

Key features

The Business School fosters a supportive research environment and offers key features to ensure you successfully complete your research programme, including:

  • dedicated, modern and specialist facilities;
  • a wide range of subject groups; and
  • a diverse and experienced faculty.

Postgraduate research students have the opportunity to:

  • design and develop their own research strategies;
  • pursue original lines of thought; and
  • present novel research findings.

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Research areas

Find a potential supervisor by browsing subject group members, find out more about subject groups, or search our research opportunities board.

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MSc by Research

The MSc by Research (Management) develops your ability to pursue original research in a critical and scholarly way and is often the first step to achieving a PhD.

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