We offer a genuinely international research and teaching environment in a Russell Group university.
Currently ranked 6th out of 101 UK business schools for the quality of our research and joint 1st for research environment (REF 2014), we are also consistent as one of only two UK business schools ranked in the top 10 of every government research exercise since 1992.
Our PhD programme
The PhD programme will prepare you either for a career as a leading academic scholar or to excel as a business practitioner or senior public policy decision maker.
As a PhD student, you will be fully integrated into our research and academic community. You will be provided with the tools, support, and the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and generate impact in your chosen academic field.
Via the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership based in Cardiff University, each year we are able to offer ESRC PhD Studentships in Business, Management and Economics.
Find out more about our funding opportunities.
We also offer a range of training options for PhD students, which include a combination of general and specialised modules.
Candidates who do not demonstrate a robust training and understanding of research methods at the point of their application will be admitted to our PhD only after the successful completion of the MSc in Social Science Research Methods.
We offer the following doctoral programmes:
Our research is organised according to our disciplines:
- Accounting and Finance
- Logistics and Operations Management
- Management, Employment and Organisation
- Marketing and Strategy.
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