MPhil/PhD Business & Management

Fees and Funding


The fees for 2021 entry are yet to be released. The fees for 2020 were £4,425 for home students and £18,800 for overseas students.

Fees are for a single year of study and are normally payable at the start of each year of tuition. Fees are subject to change in further years of study.

Chancellor's International Scholarship

Overseas applicants are strongly advised to apply for a Chancellor’s International Scholarship.

You must have applied for the MPhil/PhD Business & Management programme and indicated that you wish to be considered for this scholarship by no later than 21 January 2021. In order to apply for the Chancellor’s Scholarship, which is administered by the University, you will need to have received an offer for the programme you wish to study via the Doctoral Programme Office at WBS. 

The WBS deadline for all documentation to be submitted for scholarship consideration is 21 January 2021

You must have submitted all your application documents by 21 January 2021, however, we strongly advise that you apply 8 weeks before this date. You application documents should include your research proposal, two academic references, degree transcripts (undergraduate and masters) and English language test certificate.


ESRC Scholarships

The ESRC have scholarships for PhD programme applicants, which are available to UK and international students. All students will receive a full award, to include a stipend and fees at the home level. The deadline to apply for these is 21 January 2021. You must apply directly to the ESRC for these scholarships, and you should indicate in your application to the programme that you have applied to the ESRC.Details on available ESRC scholarships can be found here. We consider applications from all areas of Business and Management, including the Warwick Institute of Employment Research (IER), and Finance.

WBS Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships open to full-time applicants for the MPhil/PhD Business & Management programme. Deadlines for applications to the PhD programme can be found here.

Turing Scholarships

The Alan Turing Institute offers students the opportunity to complete a PhD through the Institute and the University of Warwick. For more information, please see the Turing Institute website.

Subject Group Scholarships

Scholarships are occasionally made available by subject groups in areas aligned to research centres. These will be listed as they arise.

WBS PhD Scholarship: Innovation in Healthcare

Applications are invited for four-year PhD studentships based at WBS, to study Innovation in Healthcare. A PhD scholarship is available commencing in October 2021.

Scholarship details

The studentship includes:

  • Fees at the home rate: £4,560 pa (2021/22 rate)
  • A stipend of approximately £15,750 pa for 4 years (subject to confirmation of 2021/22 rates, will rise with inflation each year)

Project description

Applications for the PhD studentship are invited, focusing upon organisation and management issues associated with translating evidence into frontline practice, and which might support healthcare innovation in these domains. Indicatively, PhD students might focus upon: diffusion of innovation; innovation leadership; implementation science; patient and public involvement; behavioural science; (lean) re-engineering of healthcare services; entrepreneurship and innovation; strategic change.

For full details of the scholarship and details on how to apply please click here.

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