Business, management, and marketing research degrees

An overview of our postgraduate research in business, management, and marketing and entry requirements for PhDs and other research degrees.

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Our business, management and marketing are based within the School of Business.

We are a critically oriented group of researchers who apply a range of qualitative methodologies and methods to the following areas:

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Ethics and Governance
  • Consumption Space
  • Corporate Reputation and Corporate Communications
  • Critical Management Studies and Accountability
  • Diversity and Identity
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Foreign Investment
  • Health Care Management
  • Health and Social Care Integration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership Identity
  • Management Education
  • Management Studies
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Human Rights
  • Marketing and Consumer Research
  • Organizational Space and Place
  • Political Marketing & Social Media Branding
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Change

Our reputation for research has its roots in the pioneering work of Nobel Prize-winning economist Ronald Coase whose work had an enormous impact not only on theory but also policy and practice. This emphasis on useful knowledge is a defining feature of the work we do.

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or normally, a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

English language requirements

IELTS (overall) Reading Listening Speaking Writing
6.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5


We also accept other English language qualifications

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

Don't meet the English language requirements?

English language programmes

Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.