Business and Management Postgraduate Research (PhD)

We have an enthusiastic research community, a welcoming atmosphere and excellent research facilities.

We are large enough to have expertise in many fields, but small enough to be friendly and allow regular contact between students and staff members. Currently there are 15 research students and more than 50 research active academics enrolled in the Department.

Why choose Bristol for your PhD in Management?

  • Study at a top 5 UK university for research (THE analysis of REF 2014)
  • Fulfill your career aspirations with our customised personal development strategy
  • Receive excellent support within a vibrant PhD community

Example Areas of Research

International Business Management and Strategy

Marketing and Consumption

Operations and Management Science

Work, Organisation Studies and Public Policy

Inclusive Economy and Civic Values

Sustainable Production and Consumption

Innovation and Digitalisation

Research Themes

Academic Groups

PhD Management

How to apply

Find out how to apply. Read the admissions statement for full details.

Look at our advice on writing your proposal: PhD Proposal Guidelines (PDF, 161kB) 

Entry requirements

Details of the required academic qualifications, and English language requirements.

Look at our country-specific pages for information about equivalent qualifications for specific countries.

Fees and funding

Fees and funding

Details of current tuition fees for this programme. Further information on fees and living expenses.

If you are seeking funding, please see our postgraduate funding opportunities and advice.

There are also some potential sources of funding for Postgraduate Research programmes and your PhD supervisor may be able to provide advice on what options are available.

After you apply

Full details on what happens after you apply.

Bristol Doctoral College

Our Bristol Doctoral College supports the community of postgraduate researchers across our research degree programmes. Find out what the Doctoral College has to offer you.

Our research

Find out about research going on in the Department. 

I love how plentiful the opportunities in our PhD programs are: from cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, tailored doctoral training sessions, involvement in invaluable teaching experience, to the option of joining one of 350 societies!

Raffaello Rossi
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