Business Research

  • Research Degrees 2016-17

    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 2016-17 we are offering a wide range of scholarships and early payment incentives for Research students:

    • Our International Research Excellence Scholarship which is available to all full fee paying, non-EU students, reduces the annual research fees by £3500.
    • Our Early Payment Incentive (Tuition Fees) offers a 10% discount for all self-funding, full fee paying, non-EU students who have paid their tuition fees in full prior to, or on enrolment, providing this is within one week of formal classes commencing.
    • Our International Accommodation Bursary is also available to self-funding non-EU students on a full-time programme, who are eligible to apply for a 10% accommodation bursary which will be deducted from upfront payment of the cost of accommodation in the University's self-catering residences or flats.

    Contact us for more information.

     * 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.