Management and Business PhD




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Aberystwyth Business School has a growing and thriving body of research students. We ire always pleased to welcome new applications for research study and welcome research proposals relating to Accounting, Business/Management, Economics, Finance, Tourism Management and Marketing since these represent significant areas of our research expertise. At Aberystwyth Business School, we attract professionals from around the world who aspire to the challenges of the global business community. Our dynamic learning environment is structured to support your professional development. Our curriculum draws on the expertise of professionals throughout business and industry.
The research expertise represented at our school has enabled us to develop excellent partnerships with companies in business, industry and commerce and a global network of academic contacts and partnerships with other academic institutions. Aberystwyth Business School is research-led, reflecting the values of Aberystwyth University. We are committed to developing research that is unique, relevant and applicable to a management, business or finance environment. We're also committed to ensuring that our research activities and publications are of international importance, offering business, management and finance solutions that can be applied across sectors, cultures and discipline areas. We have an excellent team of academics offering a broad, collective expertise, gained from both professional experience and academic research.
Our academics have supervised a wide range of post-doctoral research papers and have used their research knowledge to develop exclusive and distinctive business, management and finance programmes to the benefit of all our undergraduate and postgraduate students. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014) assessment the university was placed in the top 50 institutions for research power and intensity. It submitted 77% of eligible staff and 95% of the university's research was of an internationally recognised standard.


Which department am I in? Aberystwyth Business School

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Entry to a Master of PhD programme usually requires the equivalent of a 2:1 (Upper Second Class Honours) British degree, or a 2:2 (Lower Second Class) British Degree. Students need to hold a US degree with a CGPA of 3.3 - 3.5 in an honours programme, with a minimum of 3.5 in degree relevant subjects, is considered comparable to a 2:1 British degree or A US degree with a CGPA of 3.0 is considered comparable to a 2.2 British degree. Postgraduate programmes at the University of Aberdeen and other British universities do not generally require standardised tests such as the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT etc. Instead, applicants are assessed on the merit and relevance of their undergraduate studies, as well as references and personal statement.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students need an IELTS 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component and TOEFL ibt 93 with minimum component scores: Listening 17, Writing 17, Reading 18 and Speaking 20.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Edge Hill University offers below pathways courses for this subject Graduate Diploma Pre-Masters Programme

Full Time (3 years)


Expected September 2018

Aberystwyth University Old College, King Street, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2AX, Wales