The Management Department has a strong track record of PhD supervison. In the Research Assessment Exercise results of 2008, 80% of research in Business and Management (including Accountancy and Finance) was judged to be of international quality. The Department's Postgraduate Research Convenor is Dr John Lamb. We offer supervision in the following areas:
Applicants for the PhD should also have prior training in research methods. Other applicants may instead be acepted for the MRes (Business) degree that may be taken over 1 year full-time. This degree qualifies students to progress into the doctoral programme.
The University of Aberdeen is a member institution of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School of Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (DTC). 1+3 and +3 doctoral studentships are available in Economics, Business and Management, Accountancy and Finance and Real Estate under the Scottish ESRC DTC: Research Council Awards - ESRC. Other sources of funding may also be available: Graduate School Funding Database.