The Bradford PhD

University of Bradford School of Management

Program Description

The Bradford PhD

University of Bradford School of Management

Pioneering research has always been at the heart of all teaching and learning at the University of Bradford School of Management. The School ranks as one of Europe's Top 60 Business Schools and is in an elite group of only 1% of business schools in the world to hold the triple accreditations of EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB, often referred to as the "Triple Crown". In the current RAE, 90% of the School's research was assessed to be of international standing.

The Bradford PhD

Studying a Ph.D. degree at the School of Management places you at the core of the University's intellectual life and at the forefront of its worldwide quest to provide future generations with the necessary flow of new management ideas. The Bradford Ph.D. allows you to conduct research under the supervision of our international, experienced, and highly committed faculty. As well as being supervised by two well-established researchers, you will take part in research training to provide you with the knowledge and skills to design and carry out rigorous research. You also have opportunities to present your work in our school's research seminars to discuss your research with fellow Ph.D. students and members of the faculty.

We pride ourselves in providing supervision arrangement based on the integration into the world-leading research and teaching undertaken at the Management School and tailored towards students' career needs. Our student destination data show that more than 75% of our Ph.D. graduates in the last 10 years work in academia, research institutions or consultancy firms.

Principal areas of research

  • Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Accounting, Finance, and Economics
  • Operations and Information Management
  • Marketing, Strategy and International Business
  • Law

We have 4 Research Centres within the School focusing on different management specialisms (

  • The Centre for Research in Organisations and Work (CROW)
  • The Bradford Research in Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship (BRITE) Lab
  • The Bradford Centre for International Business and Finance (BCIBF)
  • Bradford Centre for Business in Society (BCBS)

Course duration

Full-time over 3-4 years, or part-time over 4-7 years.

Study dates

January or September

Fees 2016/17

  • UK/EU fee: £4,052 (FT) / £2,700 (PT)
  • Overseas fee: £12,650 (FT) / £6,330 (PT)

More information on Ph.D. fees (


We have a range of scholarships available for 2015/16 entry. For full details please visit our scholarship web page (

Entry Requirements

You should have, or shortly expect to attain a first or upper second class honors degree and preferably an approved higher degree. Alternatively, you may be admitted on the basis of a professional qualification of degree standard obtained by examination.
More information on entry requirements (

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This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 14, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
3 - 7 years
Part time
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4,052 GBP
United Kingdom - Bradford, England
Start date: Sept. 2018
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Sept. 2018
United Kingdom - Bradford, England
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