Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University


The Faculty of Management has a vibrant and varied research community, comprising more than 50 doctoral researchers and numerous professors who are leaders in their fields. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results, we were rated number one in the UK for our research into tourism, based on internationally recognised research, and BU is also home to the editorial teams who edit four of the leading scholarly journals within the tourism sector - Tourism Management, the International Journal of Tourism Research, Tourism Economics, and Tourism Management Perspectives. We work closely across the university's faculties to further research into a wide range of areas, including consumer behaviour, intellectual property management, nutrition, digital marketing, wellbeing, dementia, sustainability and foreign direct investment, among many others.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher and/or a relevant Master's degree. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 4 years
PhD Full-time April 2017 - 3 years
PhD Part-time April 2017 - 4 years
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2017 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus Poole BH12 5BB South West

Key information

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