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PhD and DBA at Nottingham Business School

NBS is committed to excellent research which combines academic rigour with beneficial impact on social, economic and societal welfare, as well as informing the design and delivery of the School’s degree programmes.

We continue to underpin our strong and positive trajectory in research capacity and performance by further strengthening our infrastructure of support for researchers at all levels.

NBS is a School where researchers can reach their full potential and where the alignment of individual and collective success is fostered and celebrated.

We offer opportunities for PhD and Professional Doctorates and a researcher support programme that prioritises your professional development. We encourage you to innovate and impact education, industry and society.

PhDs at NBS

NBS has a thriving international community of PhD students undertaking innovative and inspiring research in diverse subject groups. Our NBS PhD programme is supported by 10 internationally leading research centres and groups comprising the expertise of world class academics across a breadth of subject expertise.

You will be supported by ten internationally leading research centres and groups comprising the expertise of world class academics across a breadth of subject areas such as, Management and Organisation Studies, Marketing, Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management, Economics, Sustainability, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Behavioural Sciences and Health & Wellbeing.

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Doctor of Business Administration

The Nottingham Business School DBA is a part-time doctorate designed for senior professionals in industry and academia to advance their practice whilst working in their existing roles. Offering a diverse balance of industry and academic practice, it is designed to leverage careers and/or make the transition into the highest levels of academia.

It is designed to improve your business and managerial practice through the development of your personal, intellectual and academic abilities, through a major academic research project. Your research will make academically recognised contributions to your chosen fields.

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Applications for our PhD and Doctorate in Business Administration are made via our Doctoral School.

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Nottingham Business School is committed to excellent research which combines academic rigour with beneficial impact on social, economic and societal welfare, as well as informing the design and delivery of the School’s degree programmes.

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