Programme Code: AK3518
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is undertaken by research only. The PhD is an advanced postgraduate degree suitable for students wishing to pursue an academic or research career. A successful candidate will make a significant original contribution to the body of knowledge in relation to a contemporary issue in business research. You will have a minimum of two supervisors to guide and advise you, with one assigned as the primary supervisor.
A PhD qualifies students as experts in their fields. The opportunities to apply this knowledge will be extensive, both in industry and academia. Staff in the Business School supervise PhD research on a wide range of topics:
Prospective PhD candidates are required to prepare a brief proposal of research, specifying the field of research and a general research question you wish to investigate. You should consult the list of business school academic staff to identify if your field of research is one in which the
If you would like information on your eligibility for admission to the PhD, you should in the first instance email PhD Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prospective applicants for the PhD programme can contact the Associate Dean Postgraduate, Dr Andy Godfrey, for general enquiries and to discuss their study intentions.
Associate Dean (Postgraduate Students)
You should provide official copies of academic transcripts, and evidence of previous independent research outputs, such as an honours-level project or
PhD research allowances are normally available for PhD candidates for expenses associated with data collection and analysis, conference attendance, travel and resources associated with completing their research.
SCHOLARSHIPS / GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS
Research scholarships and graduate assistantships may be available to approved full time PhD candidates. Please contact Dr Andy Godfrey, details above.