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​PhD in Business Management and Administration

USB's internationally acknowledged PhD in Business Management and Administration focuses on developing employable expertise through in-depth research.

 Download A Contribution to Scientific Knowledge by Dr John Morrison [74.5 KB]
 Download Code of conduct [311 KB]
 Download Example 1 of comprehensive research proposal [467 KB]
 Download Example 2 of comprehensive research proposal [539 KB]
 Download Example 3 of comprehensive research proposal [254 KB]
 Download PhD Initial Research Proposal Template [640 KB]

International acknowledgement

USB's PhD is the first PhD outside Europe audited and approved by EDAMBA. It is also internationally accredited by the EQUIS. USB is also a member of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative’s Global Doctoral Alliance​.

Research philosophy

To develop employable knowledge underpinned by theory and practice, PhD students conduct action research on real-world problems and develop personal and transferable skills which can be used in a range of applied situations.

Admission requirements

These include a relevant master's degree and a minimum registration period of two years.

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Application procedures

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Fees and Funding

Fee structure and scholarships​ for Full-time PhD degrees

Prepare yourself for a PhD

Attend the USB's 5-day Doctoral Research Training Programme (DRTP) to prepare yourself for a PhD in any field of study

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