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Aston University: PhD - Aston Business School

Institution Aston University View institution profile
Department Aston Business School View department profile
Telephone 0121 204 4810
Study type Research


Our research expertise is embedded in our academic departments below, and you are strongly recommended to explore our departmental web pages, before applying, so that you can better position your research proposal to fit with academics' current research interests.

Aston Business School

  • Accounting
  • Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship (Research)
  • Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship
  • Law (Research)
  • Law Group
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Operations and Information Management
  • Work and Organisational Psychology

Research environment

We have an exciting and vibrant research environment at Aston Business School that enables our PhD students to be engaged in various research events and seminars (Aston Business School-wide and PhD-specific). Our PhDs have a dedicated research society which organises various social and academic related events throughout the year, including the ABS Annual Doctoral Conference. We strongly believe that these activities are an essential part of ensuring our PhD students are engaged and motivated throughout the duration of their PhD journey.

Our academic departments also run research seminar series (and other activities) where PhD students are encouraged to present their research and get feedback from colleagues. In addition, our Summer School in Advanced Research Methods offers additional training opportunities necessary for a successful academic career.

All students can access up to £1500 for presenting at academic conferences and an additional £1200 Research Support Training Grant is also provided to help further develop their research knowledge, skills, abilities and professional development.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Aston Business School


At Aston Business School we believe that our students deserve the very best of opportunities to experience the real business environment, with live projects and internships to prepare them for the real world.

Our postgraduate portfolio has been designed in close partnership with business and industry in the UK and internationally, giving you an ideal platform to build you future career. Impressive accreditation, a worldwide reputation, and staff who can pass on the benefit of genuine commercial experience will enhance your prospects and progression.

Our course structures enable you to gain the skillsets needed to succeed in …

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