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Our PhD research programme allows you to specialise in key business areas at a business school that brings together expert researchers, high profile organisations and professional people from around the world. Our broad range of expertise across our research centres and departments means we offer supervision in all major areas of business.
Make a significant contribution to your clinical specialty with the published research you’ll produce on a programme designed specifically for medical graduates in clinical practice.
Our research cuts across the expertise of our School and Faculty, to identify and seek solutions to the wide range of complex sustainability-related problems associated with current and future cities, both in the UK and globally. We encourage PhD candidates to take an active role in our School's research community, in areas currently ranging from climate change and resilience to smart cities, integrated urban infrastructure, mechanical engineering and tribology, technology, health sciences and medical engineering, society and culture, planning and architecture.
Make a substantial and original contribution to knowledge in the fields of health, education or social care. Work as part of our research community in an inspiring, multidisciplinary setting.
Make a substantial contribution to knowledge in your specialty, in the shape of published research. Work in an inspiring multidisciplinary setting that reflects latest trends in the field.
The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) has been designed to let you increase your professional capabilities, make a positive contribution to your organisation, and produce publishable-level research.
This is the ideal programme if you want to research a policy or practice issue that’s relevant to your area of work and use your findings to influence the way things are done.
This course is for advanced health or social care practitioners with postgraduate qualifications, who want to take an innovative lead in their speciality through original, published research.
Combine doctoral research with your full-time career, and make a substantial contribution to the development of professional practice in your area. We can offer supervision in specialisms including ecology, conservation and animal behaviour and welfare, biomedical and forensic sciences, built environment, computing, medical and mechanical engineering, molecular biology, psychology or sport and exercise science.