Birmingham is a research-rich University with academic staff who are global experts in their field, including people whose work pushes forward the frontiers of their subject. The University of Birmingham offers a huge diversity of opportunities for research at postgraduate level. You can pursue your own research alongside internationally-ranked academics.
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..
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University's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised doctoral training centre.
While the traditional PhD requires you to engage entirely in research and research training, this programme enables you to gain added value from taught, subject-based modules. These allow you to broaden and deepen your subject knowledge at the same time as undertaking your own research.