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MRes/PhD Business & Management

Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick - Warwick Business School

Develop yourself as an early career researcher with our prestigious Doctoral Programme at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick.

Our new fully-funded MRes/PhD Business & Management programme will give you the opportunity to make your mark on the business landscape, by having the freedom to research a host of disciplines that influence society and business. We aim to attract independent thinkers who have the ambition to create their own pathway to future academic positions.

Course benefits:

  • A fully-funded programme and an annual stipend of approximately £18,000 per annum.
  • An inspirational learning experience in a world-class interdisciplinary environment, working alongside the brightest scholars and learning from leading academics from across the globe.
  • Highly relevant and structured training focusing on developing your core research skills.
  • Programme flexibility with the introduction of study tracks to tailor your studies, supported by a wide range of research groups.
  • The opportunity to develop a global network by researching and learning abroad as part of your PhD programme.
  • Preparation for a prestigious academic or research career.
  • Option to choose our Behavioural Science pathway.

Course details:

The MRes/PhD Business & Management programme is a full-time two + three year programme (five years in total).

As part of the MRes/PhD programme, you will study thirteen modules over the first two years. This comprises three core modules, four methods modules, and six elective modules. At the end of the second year of study, successful students will be awarded an MRes Business & Management and be permitted to proceed to PhD study.

Our research strengths include the below subjects, and we’re looking for applicants with an interest in one or more of these areas:

  • Accounting
  • Behavioural Science
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Organisation and Work
  • Strategy and International Business

As part of the new programme launch, we’ve also introduced a specific Behavioural Science pathway, enabling you to develop the cutting edge skills and interdisciplinary expertise needed to succeed in this rapidly developing field.

Making an application

Competition to join our PhD programme is very strong; you’ll need to demonstrate you have the intellectual capabilities, stamina, drive, and commitment to complete a ground-breaking piece of work, through independent study.

Applications for this course are made through our PhD webpages. Please review our entry requirements before making an application. Our application deadline for 2022 entry is 31 January 2022.

Contact us

If you have any queries, please contact

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Coventry
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 8th December 2021
Closes: 31st January 2022
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