Business Research

  • Research Degrees 2017-18

    In addition to the taught postgraduate courses offered, we offer a wide range of research opportunities for suitably qualified applicants and which are aligned to the Schools’ research areas of expertise. Opportunities exist to undertake research projects for the awards of:

    • Master of Research (MRes)
    • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Research areas:

    Scholarships, Bursaries and Payment Incentives*

    For 2017-18 we are offering a the following scholarship for Research students:

    International Research Excellence Scholarship

    • For self-funding, full fee paying (non-EU) students offered a place on a full time research programme at UWS. Scholarship Amount: £2000
      How to apply: Please state on your research application that you are applying for an International Research Excellence Scholarship.

    * the provision and level of scholarships, bursaries and incentives are reviewed annually

  • UWS School of Business and Enterprise has a thriving research community based on 100 staff and over 50 research students. The School is well networked internationally with collaborative projects with several European nations and some countries beyond. International conferences, workshops and seminars are organised every year attracting participants from across the world.

    As a Business School we accommodate a broad range of subjects, interests and disciplines and welcome a wide spectrum of approaches, methods and ideas. The School has earned a respected reputation, nationally and internationally, for its research and consultancy, as well as learning and teaching, and attracts students from more than 40 countries worldwide. The majority of staff are research active and all devote at least one fifth of their time to research and scholarly activity.
  • Research areas within Business consist of the following:

    Accounting & Finance Research Group

    Centre for African Research in Enterprise and Economic Development

    Institute for Enterprise and Innovation 

    Institute for Leadership, Organisational Performance and People Management