Ph.D. On Campus

The Bath PhD

University of Bath

36 months
17400 GBP/year
4400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Here at the School of The Bath PhD at University of Bath, we seek to attract and train exceptionally qualified and strongly motivated individuals from around the world.


Learning outcomes

Through the University of The Bath PhD at University of Bath excellent world-wide research reputation, evidenced by the School's ranking in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF), we develop outstanding management scholars through a programme that:

  • Provides a comprehensive taught training in management research methods
  • Enables you to work closely with our international faculty on original scholarly research at the frontiers of management knowledge
  • Actively encourages you to present and publish your research before you graduate
  • Offers the possibility for you to gain both teaching training and some direct teaching experience

With these elements of the Bath PhD, your success in a career as a management researcher and educator is assured.

Programme Structure

  • The Bath PhD is an integral part of the research-led environment of the School of Management.
  • The aim of the PhD is to provide a systematic training in management research for those seeking to pursue careers as professional management researchers and analysts. You will join the School as a member of a research division in which you initially have a broad research interest, and who will have overseen your acceptance into the School.
  • Earning the Bath PhD usually takes three to four years. Starting in Autumn, you will begin to lay solid foundations for your professional career. There are two routes to obtain the Bath PhD: Through the Integrated PhD (1 year MRes + 3 years PhD) or through direct entry to the PhD. Applicants who have previously received Master-level systematic training in management research can apply for the PhD.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • your personal details
  • passport details if you need a Tier 4 visa
  • intended start date
  • your finance and funding plans
  • education details
  • proof of English level if English is not your first language
  • details of your intended research and the name of your intended supervisor
  • the names and contact details of your referees, including at least one from academia if you have recently been studying
  • your supporting documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4400 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 GBP /month
Living costs

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.

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