School of Business and Management

Applications Process

  • Formulate provisional research proposal to be assessed by the school. For guidelines and further information see ‘preparing a research proposal’ page
  • Send a copy of your proposal and CV to academics whose research area matches your research topic
  • Submit formal application (for studentships submit before 31st January). Remember to include
    1. Completed application form
    2. CV
    3. Research proposal (2000 words excluding references)
    4. Statement of purpose (1 A4 side)
    5. Full transcripts
    6. Two academic references
    7. For applicants from non-English speaking countries – proof of English language ability
  • If you are successful, your application will be sent to your selected supervisors
  • Interview – in panel format
  • If successful from interviews you will be offered a place