Doctoral Research Degrees

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

Studying a PhD at Birmingham Business School

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.
  • Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

    Established in 2016, The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership, with the first intake of students to begin in October 2017. The DTP offers 17 different training pathways that span various social science disciplines; several postgraduate studentships will be awarded annually across the pathways and institutions; 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.