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Doctoral Degree Programmes - PhD/DBA

Doctoral Degree Programmes - PhD/DBA

The Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) at Coventry University is now one of the largest and most successful research centres focusing on responsible business, with over forty specialist researchers, 16 Professors and Associate Professors (Readers), more than 100 doctoral researchers, a DBA programme and a specialist research support team.

Data and the digital economy; economic development and green growth; entrepreneurship and innovation; sustainability and the circular economy; ethical consumption; responsible personal finance and financial education; the impact of mega events and disability sports.

CBiS explores the impact of business on society. CBiS’s four research clusters currently are examining how to reduce financial vulnerability; addressing exclusion, disadvantage and waste in access to food; creating access to renewable energy, the circular economy and sustainable supply chains; promoting inclusion in society and communities; limiting marginalisation caused by transport and mobility access challenges; encouraging inclusive green economic growth; understanding and mitigating digital exclusion, and much more.

Study with us… PhD or DBA

PhD Programme: Over 100 successes in recent years. Dedicated support and expert supervision help make this such a highly rated doctoral programme. Contact Dr Jason Begley.

DBA Programme: Our professional doctorate for senior executives undertaking an applied doctorate alongside their careers based on their role and remit. Contact Dr Harjit Sekhon.

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Through understanding the impact of organisations’ activities, behaviours and policies, the Centre for Business in Society at Coventry University seeks to promote responsibility, to change behaviours, and to achieve better outcomes for economies, societies and the individual.