As a research student at Birmingham Business School you'll be working with internationally recognised academics, become fully involved with research topics and contribute to debate across the whole school.
Research degree programmes
Why undertake a Doctoral Research degree at Birmingham Business School?
Scholarships and bursaries
The Business School and the University provide scholarships and bursaries for postgraduate research students.
Priority research areas
Each department within the Business School has its own priority research areas and specific projects; view all department priority research areas.
Research with a global reach
Find out all about the different areas of research undertaken by academics at Birmingham Business School and the global reach of our work.
Doctoral Training Centre (DTC)
The University of Birmingham Doctoral Training Centre is accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and allocates ESRC studentships for PhD study; find out more.
Doctoral Training programme
This programme aims to provide students with a sound background in social research design and the most up-to-date training in methods of data collection and analysis; find out more.
Midlands Graduate School
A collaborative venture providing dedicated facilities, resources and support to postgraduate students and early career researchers; find out more.
A research-led International Business School
Our mission at Birmingham Business School is to be a research-led, multi-disciplinary, international business school.
Promoting research at Business School
Birmingham Business School academics promote their research in a number of ways including video interviews, downloadable podcasts and contributing to discussion papers. Find out more about research at Birmingham Business School.
A Business School finalist from the 2013 'Birmingham Three Minute Thesis competition' delivers her presentation explaining her PhD research.