What will I learn?

Overview

Our PhD programme offers both full-time and part-time research opportunities in a range of business and management subject areas.

You’ll conduct research under the supervision of our international, experienced, and highly committed faculty. In addition to being supervised by two well-established researchers, you will take part in research training which provides you with the knowledge and skills to design and carry out rigorous research.

We encourage and support you to prepare and submit papers to academic conferences and journals. We also encourage you to engage in teaching activities which enables you to gain valuable experience of higher education teaching and prepare you for job market.

Upon completion, you will have become an independent researcher with the ability to pursue varied career opportunities in academia, research institutions or management consultancy.

Learning and assessment

Training Modules consist of:

  • lectures
  • discussion
  • group exercises
  • class projects
  • other online (WRDTP) and face-to-face delivery modes

Assessment strategies include individual papers, individual projects and reflective essays.

The development of the doctoral thesis will be guided by two supervisors and the assessment includes Viva Voce.

Career prospects

During your time studying at the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences you will have the opportunity to take part in our distinctive career booster programme throughout the duration of your course. The programme is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and graduate attributes to be job-ready when seeking employment with leading innovative organisations.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£17,684.00 (US$ 23,968) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected June, October 2022

Venue

University of Bradford

Richmond Road,

Bradford,

BD7 1DP, England

Entry requirements

For international students

All candidates must meet one of the following conditions: A good honours UK Bachelor's degree (a first or upper second class honours) or equivalent qualifications; A Master’s degree in Management or related subjects with average marks of 60% or equivalent; A professional qualification of degree standard obtained by examination. All candidates whose first language is not English must meet one of our English Language requirements specified below: IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 with no sub-test less than 6.5; TOEFL Internet based test: an overall test result of 94 (minimum scores apply for each subtest).

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

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About University of Bradford

All students become part of Team Bradford, which transforms the university experience into something more than just working towards a degree.

  • GBP 120 million campus development
  • Guaranteed accommodation in first year
  • New scholarships for international students
  • Opportunities with industry partners such as the BBC

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