Brunel university london phd

Brunel university london phd

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PhD Programme

Brunel Business School (BBS) offers an exciting, productive and supportive environment for your postgraduate studies. You will experience a thorough exposure to research guidance, including techniques, approaches and methods. The central aim is to enable you to undertake valid, justifiable and independent high level research which is rigorous and original. Through your progress towards a PhD you will be mentored by a first Supervisor who will lead your expert supervisory team.

BBS consider PhD students as junior members of staff and you will be regarded accordingly with invitations and opportunities to our seminar series, technical courses and conference attendance (subject to criteria) support. We also apply a formal annual monitoring process for PhD candidates to ensure academic progression and development. You will benefit from an international community of research scholars from many countries and access to sophisticated physical and electronic library resources.

You will be made extremely welcome within BBS where you will join a stimulating, rewarding and vibrant research culture. You will contribute and participate in the annual PhD Symposium and engage fully with your designated Research Group. BBS offers more than just professional research training through enjoyable social engagement within a collegiate and collaborative intellectual university setting.

PhD Community

The School has an established PhD community with some 150 students supported by strong academic expertise. Details about our doctoral programmes may be found on the PhD Opportunities section. The School is continually evolving and offers a distinctive and vibrant research environment.

How to Apply

Brunel university london phd

Research degree opportunities

You can undertake your PhD or MPhil in one of 15 interdisciplinary themes of research in our Institutes, work alongside our researchers in our College Research Centres, or you can follow one of our many subject routes.

Management PhD (Brunel Business School)


About the course

Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. A research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline.

A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, a systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge at the forefront of an academic discipline or professional practice, the ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the general of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline. Both full-time (3 years) and part-time (6 years) study routes are available.

Once you have identified your potential supervisor, please use the contact details for enquiries. You may also approach your potential supervisor directly.

Brunel university london phd


All research degrees are administered by the Postgraduate Research Programmes Office in Colleges. Once you have identified your area of research and a potential supervisor, you can complete your application online. Please use the contact details below for enquiries. You may also approach your potential supervisor directly.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
Tel: +44 (0) 1895 267051