Doctoral Training Programme

Welcome to the Doctoral programme in the Faculty of Business and Law at De Montfort University. The PhD is a research-based degree assessed on a completed thesis of no more than 80,000 words and an oral examination.

Within the Faculty we have an active community of research students, about half of whom are international students. The Faculty offers high-quality training and research supervision in all areas of staff expertise. Research students are assigned to two supervisors who have knowledge both of the subject area and of supervising doctoral students to completion. Our new Doctoral Training Programme is designed to cater for the needs of our research students at each stage of their studies.

Deciding whether to undertake doctoral research is a major decision. So is deciding where to take it. If you would like to have an informal discussion with one of my colleagues prior to making an application, please contact me and I will forward your details to the relevant member of staff. I very much hope that you will consider joining our Faculty research community.

More information about research activity is given in individual departmental pages.