PhD (School of Management)

Doctorate



2018

Duration

Start date

Location

students can apply

Entry requirements

All candidates must meet one of the following conditions:

  1. A good honours UK Bachelor's degree (a first or upper second class honours) or equivalent qualifications
  2. A Master’s degree in Management or related subjects with average marks of 60% or equivalent
  3. A professional qualification of degree standard obtained by examination

English language requirements

All candidates whose first language is not English must meet one of our English Language requirements specified below:

  1. IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 with no sub-test less than 6.5.
  2. TOEFL Internet based test: an overall test result of 94 (minimum scores apply for each subtest)

Please note the English test score only has a fixed two-year validity period. If you don’t have a current English test score, please indicate the date that you will be taking the English test in your application.

If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details »

Learning and assessment

Training Modules consist of:

  • lectures
  • discussion
  • group exercises
  • class projects
  • other online (WRDTP) and face-to-face delivery modes

Assessment strategies include individual papers, individual projects and reflective essays.

The development of the doctoral thesis will be guided by two supervisors and the assessment includes Viva Voce.

Study support

The School supports PhD students in a variety of ways. Most importantly, student support is via one-to-one guidance.

The Effective Learning Service is a dedicated facility within the Faculty of Management and Law, supporting our students to maximise their academic learning as well as help overseas students adapt quickly to UK education requirements.

Research

Research-active staff undertake world leading research addressing management and organisational issues.

In the 2014 Research Assessment Framework, 65% of our research was judged internationally recognised or world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Almost 90% of our research demonstrated considerable impact on business practice and policy.

We promote interdisciplinary research and we work together in themed research centres, collaborating with colleagues around the world. Currently we have four research centres:

  • Accounting, Finance and Economics (AFE)
  • People, Organisation and Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics, Supply Chain and Technology (LogiST)
  • International Business, Marketing and Branding (IBMB)

Find out more on our research website.

This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.