MRes/PhD Business & Management


Please read the University of Warwick's prospective student update on Covid-19. You can also find specific information for prospective researchers from the Doctoral College here

Applications for this programme will open in October 2021.

How to apply

  • Check you meet our eligibility criteria
  • Submit your application online.
  • Upload your supporting documentation with your application. Your application documents should include two academic references, your degree transcripts/certificates (undergraduate and masters), and an English language test certificate which will be required unless you have been working or studying in the UK or in a majority English speaking country within 2 years of the proposed start date of your doctoral degree.

Please note that our programme begins in October. We do not have variable start dates.


Application deadlines

  • 31 January 2022 – We encourage applicants to apply early as evaluation of applications will begin in mid-January 2022 and places on the course are limited. We anticipate all offers will be made by the end of January, late applications may be considered for truly exceptional candidates.

Studying for your doctorate elsewhere? 

If you wish to come to WBS as a Visiting Student, you must follow the same online application procedure as for full-time applications, though the start date is more flexible. You will be charged 50% of the full-time fees if your attachment to WBS is longer than ten weeks.

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