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Business and Management, Ph.D.

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University rank #126 (QS) ,
Our Doctoral Programme is one of the most vibrant and intensive research degrees in London. Students become members of an internationally recognised research community in which scholarly excellence and innovative training are highly valued. 


 We attract students from around the world who benefit from the School's expertise, energetic research culture and excellent work facilities. As the School of Business and Management, we are committed to the provision of equality of opportunity for all students, PhD researchers and staff. PhD Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is open to all PhD researchers and aims to help improve the diverse and inclusive nature of our PhD programme by offering an open platform of discussion to identify areas of progressive action.Research degrees normally consist of four years of full-time study in which an original contribution to an academic field is made. We have an excellent record for attracting College Studentships, and have placed PhDs in academic positions in top ranking UK and international universities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioural Finance Working Group (BFWG) 
  • Accounting & Accountability Research Group (AARG)
  • Centre for Globalisation Research (CGR)
  • Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity (CRED) 
  • Centre on Labour and Global Production (CLGP)
  • Marketing Interactions & Consumer Behaviour Group (MICBG)
  • Organisational Learning Research Group (OLRG)
  • Public Management and Regulation Cluster (PMR)
  •  Borderlines: Action Research Cluster in Creative and Cultural Economies (BARCCE)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Degree transcripts. Please provide a transcript of your degree(s). If you have not yet completed your degree please provide a transcript of your results achieved to date
  • Please provide the contact details of two referees on your application, at least one reference must be from an academic referee who is in a position to comment on the standard of your academic work and suitability for postgraduate level study. Where appropriate, a second referee can provide comment on your professional experience.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)/ Resume
  • Statement of purpose 
  • IELTS/TOEFL certificate (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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