What will I learn?

With an international reputation for business research excellence, Nottingham University Business School offers a superb opportunity to develop your research skills through PhD study.

Research overview

A PhD is the most advanced form of postgraduate study. It is awarded on the successful completion of supervised research, verbal examination and final thesis.

Research areas

We offer PhD pathways in:

  • Business and Management
  • Finance and Risk
  • Industrial Economics

Career destinations for our research postgraduates include:

  • higher education teaching professionals
  • university researchers
  • accountants
  • finance and investment analysts
  • investment bankers
  • IT business analysts
  • management consultants
  • marketing and public relations professionals

Which department am I in?

Nottingham University Business School

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£18,420.00 (US$ 23,996) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

October 2020


Jubilee Campus

Wollaton Road,


NG8 1BB, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Masters (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline, with a taught and dissertation/thesis average of 65% or above; plus 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant discipline at undergraduate level. IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element). TOEFL (IBT): 100 (minimum 19 with 20 in Speaking).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About this uni

Discover a world of extraordinary learning, pioneering research and life-changing experiences.

  • Ranked as a world top 100 university
  • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Outstanding careers support and opportunities
  • International and Sports University of the Year 2019