Join our Thriving Research Community of PhD and MPhil students
The School of Management provides a supportive and friendly environment for our thriving community of doctoral students from all over the world.
Our PhD and MPhil students work closely with, and are supported by the School's academic staff, and have exclusive use of our postgraduate research (PGR) suite and access to kitchen facilities.
Apply for a Postgraduate Research Degree
Step 1: Choose your postgraduate research degree.
Step 2: Prepare a detailed research proposal, bringing together your ideas into a coherent form. Guidance on writing a research proposal is available.
You may also want to consider identifying a potential supervisor from our academic staff list, many of whom are globally recognised leaders in their field.
Please note: It is advisable that you contact us before submitting your application. We can assist you to identify appropriate supervisors and, if necessary, work with you to refine your proposal.
Step 3: Apply. When you have completed your research proposal, you can apply online.
The School of Management is pleased to offer a small number of Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Scholarships to successful and eligible Home/EU applicants. The GTA Scholarship is a fully funded PHD Scholarship worth a total of £19,692 per year and is comprised of a tax-free stipend of £15,285 and £4,407 PhD programme fees. Recipients of a GTA Scholarship are required to undertake teaching duties up to a maximum of six hours per week which provides an excellent opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience.