Our business, management and marketing are based within the School of Business, to read more on their research interests and actives, please visit the School’s Research pages

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

  • Business Ethics and Governance
  • Consumption Space
  • Critical Management Studies and Accountability
  • Diversity and Identity
  • Health Care Management
  • Health and Social Care Integration
  • Leadership Identity
  • Management Education
  • Management Studies (PhD)
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Human Rights
  • Marketing and Consumer Research
  • Non-Graduating Research in Management Studies (6 months or more)
  • Non-Graduating Research in Management Studies (less than 6 months)
  • Organizational Space and Place
  • Qualitative and Visual research methods

Our reputation for research has its roots in the pioneering work of Nobel Prize-winning economist Robin 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.

In 2016, we revitalised our mission for research and knowledge exchange in Business. This mission aligns closely with the interdisciplinary and transformative University of Dundee research agenda.

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

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We also accept other English language qualifications (updated August 2020)

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.

PhD fees

Applying for a research degree

Use UCAS Postgraduate to apply for a research degree. Please read the guidance on filling in your UCAS Postgraduate application before proceeding with your application.

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PhD opportunities

View PhD Opportunities on the School of Business website

Learn about our Doctoral training programmes


Dr Theresa Dunne
Director of Doctoral Studies, School of Business
 +44 (0)1382 385174