Newcastle University Business School

Doctoral Programmes

Doctoral Programmes

Our research programmes develop scholars who advance academic knowledge and business practice. They are designed to equip students with the skills necessary to succeed in a knowledge-intensive environment.

Newcastle University Business School has an internationally distinctive research reputation across a range of disciplines, which influences policy and practice on a global scale. As a postgraduate researcher you will become an integral part of our research community. Working with world-leading academics whose research has gone on to impact business, policy and society on an international scale. We are committed to supporting your academic and research needs and will give you the support you need to complete your thesis. 

Research Excellence

Our research is world-leading and the 2014 Research Excellence Framework ranked us 14th for Research Power in the UK with 97% of research outputs being internationally recognised. Your research will help to shape agendas and help is to further our impact on business and society.

Research Environment

You will be part of our dynamic research environment, working with staff within our internationally-recognised research centres. We offer a challenging and vibrant atmosphere that will stimulate your thoughts, focus your work and prepare you for a successful future.

We've also taken an active role in the Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative, a regional consortium of research-led business schools. This network provides advanced research training for doctoral students through a series of specialist workshops and an annual colloquium.

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