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Brunel Business School (BBS) in Brunel University - London offers an exciting, productive and supportive environment for your postgraduate studies. The School is well recognised by numerous international bodies and features amongst the best Business Schools in London in many league tables. Find out more:http://www.brunel.ac.uk/bbs/about-us/rankings
You will be made extremely welcome within BBS where you will join a stimulating, rewarding and vibrant research culture.You will contribute and participate in the annual PhD Symposium and engage fully with your designated Research Group. BBS offers more than just professional research training through enjoyable social engagement within a collegiate and collaborative intellectual university setting. BBS consider PhD students as junior members of staff and you will be regarded accordingly with invitations and opportunities to our seminar series, technical courses and conference attendance support.
Principal Areas of Research
The School hosts six renowned centres of research: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/bbs/research/research-centres
Research Programme Explained
Within the Business School, it is usual for the student him- or herself to propose the subject of the research which then needs to be approved by the School. See also entry requirements and how to apply. A full-time PhD usually takes up to three years. To be awarded a PhD, your research will need to of a suitable standard and your findings set out in an appropriately detailed thesis. Your thesis is then submitted for formal assessment by academic referees. The final hurdle in the process is the viva during which you will be questioned in depth about your research by a panel comprising senior academics from Brunel and other universities.
As a PhD student within Brunel Business School you will be supervised by two members of academic staff working in the area you are researching. You will have regular meetings with your supervisors to discuss your progress and to receive and seek guidance. Most students produce an outline of their thesis during Year 1 to help structure the rest of their research.
The programme commences every October and January.
How to Apply
Below are details of the documents you will need to send us when making a PhD application:
Fees for Business and Management research degrees: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/courses/pg/postgraduate-fees
If you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application will be considered.