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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our PhD programme offers high-quality training and a supportive collegial environment in which to pursue your passion for research.

Study for your doctorate in a professional and challenging school, where academic rigour and excellence is at the heart of everything we do. You will have the opportunity to work with leading academics and be part of a growing and vibrant community of doctoral scholars.

We welcome applicants who share our vision and want to undertake innovative and exciting research as part of our academic community. Join researchers from across the globe, who are building new understanding of business and management.

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Your research

As a doctoral student, the focus of your work will be an independent research project. We provide training which will equip you with skills in a wide range of research methods to support your growing expertise.

Your research will culminate in a thesis of around 80,000-100,000 words. To successfully pass the course, your thesis should represent an original contribution to knowledge, and have the potential to influence practice, policy and understanding in your field of interest.

We welcome applications from students interested in undertaking management research in the following areas:

  • Actuarial science
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Employment relations
  • Human resource management
  • International business and strategy (including business history)
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Organisational behaviour.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 123 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    147 67%

    31st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    4th

    26

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