About the programme
That’s why our the Researcher Training programme of Durham University is designed to get you off to a good start and will continue to support you throughout your studies.
The programme provides training intended to complement the discipline-specific training offered by the Business School. The skills you’ll acquire will not only help your research at Durham, but also enhance your employability.
The Programme is made up of a series of courses, online study and developmental opportunities throughout the year. You’ll begin with a thorough online needs assessment, with the support of your supervisor, to allow you to plan your training activities. This is reviewed as you progress through your studies to ensure you are being offered the best development opportunities to enhance your career.
Programme StructureWorkshops and courses cover:
- Research skills and techniques
- The research environment
- Research management
- Personal effectiveness
- Networking and teamworking
- Career management
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
6 weeks prior to the start of the programme. However, we can be flexible upon taking applications after this point if there are no visa implications for travel.
DisciplinesBusiness Administration View 51 other PhDs in Business Administration in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
English language requirements:
- If English is not your first language you will need IELTS 7.0 (no element below 6.5) or Pearson Test of English Overall Score 70+ (No element below 62).
For UK students:
- A Masters degree, normally with a mark of at least 65% in your Masters dissertation.
- A degree that is equivalent to a UK Masters. You also need to have completed and passed (at a level equivalent to at least 65%) a dissertation module.
Research proposal of 1500-2000 words.
A 300-500 word abstract giving a summary of the Research Proposal.
Copies of certificates of degrees awarded (up to 3 may be uploaded).
Copies of transcripts of modules studied (up to 3 may be uploaded).
Your Curriculum Vitae.
International29166 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 87500 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
National29166 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 87500 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
- 1 - £35,000
- 2 - £35,000
- 3 - £8,750
- 4 - £8,750
- Total £87,500
Living costs for Durham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last year
Check the official programme website for potential updates.