PhD Programme


Our programme will prepare you for a career in top academic institutions or leading global organisations

We will train you in how to publish in top journals and present at conferences, as well as offer you practical opportunities for networking, attending conferences, and participating fully in our research activities.



Become an expert
The research you undertake with us will make you an expert in your field. Our broad-based training also includes opportunities for personal and professional academic development. You will leave us well-equipped with all the skills you need to compete effectively in the job market.

Structured training
You will also have access to a comprehensive and structural training programme specifically tailored to meet the need of doctoral researchers, delivered through the University's Student Careers and Skills Service

Teaching opportunities
Take advantage of the teaching opportunities available for doctoral researchers. We have a dedicated development co-ordinator to provide training, mentoring, and all of the support and guidance needed to prepare you for this.



Business or academia?

The quality and excellence of a WBS doctorate is internationally recognised. Recent graduates are employed all over the world in top academic institutions and global organisations. Some develop careers as researchers or engage in academic work where research may only be one aspect of their role; others become consultants and advisors in the public and private sectors. Whichever direction you plan to take, WBS will open doors for you.

Graduates in business 

Economist    US Federal Reserve Board
Product Manager    Bosch UK 
Consultant   Oxera UK 
Auditor   National Internal Audit Office Indonesia
Consultant   London Borough of Chelsea 
Behaviour Change Consultant    Croydon City Council 
Chief Assistant Director of Research Development   Accountant General of Malaysia
Director of Engineering and Innovation   Deutsche Bank
Consultant Trainer    Creative Malaysia Training Centre 


Graduates in academic institutions

Lecturer    Sheffield University 
Assistant Professor    Universitat de les Iles Balears
Postdoctoral Research Associate   Cardiff Business School 
Teaching Fellow   Birmingham University
Visiting Research Scholar   NYU Stern School of Business
Teaching Fellow   Warwick Manufacturing Group
Research Fellow   Oxford Business School
Postdoctoral Researcher   Copenhagen Business School
Lecturer    Loughborough University
Assistant Professor     Dhaka Business School
Professor    IPADE Business School (Mexico)
Professor of Practice    Warwick Business School 
Visiting Assistant Professor    University of Miami
Lecturer   Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow   Cardiff University


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