The Bath PhD
Graduates of any discipline with excellent academic achievements who have the desire and determination to join the first rank of professional management researchers and academics.
Good first degree (First or Upper-second class, or GPA equivalent). IELTS score of 7.0 (International applicants).
No specific deadline but candidates are advised to apply as far in advance as possible.
October each year
Home/EU: £4,400 Overseas: £13,700 (full time).
Professional academic training for professional management researchers
Here at the School of Management, we seek to attract and train exceptionally qualified and strongly motivated individuals from around the world, who wish to excel in careers as professional business academics and researchers.
In addition to providing the advantage of Bath’s excellent world-wide research reputation, we achieve high job-market success for our PhD graduates through a programme that:
Provides a comprehensive taught training in management research methods
Enables candidates to work closely with our international faculty on original scholarly research at the frontiers of management knowledge
Actively encourages candidates to present and publish their scholarship before they graduate
Offers the possibility for candidates to gain both teaching training and some direct teaching experience
With these four elements of the Bath PhD, your success in a career as a management researcher is assured a world-class foundation in research, and scholarly and teaching excellence.
At Bath, we have a strong track record of internationally-recognised research in the field of management and we provide a strongly supportive, vibrant research culture. We encourage critical thinking.
We want to debate and critique, as that is the cornerstone of a good education. It’s this partnership between student and academic that accounts for why we are so highly ranked for student satisfaction. As a PhD student at Bath, you could be a part of this.
Professor Veronica Hope Hailey - Dean