University of York

University of York


Research students will make a contribution to knowledge in their field of interest, impact on practice, policies and knowledge and become expert researchers in either academia or industry. The programme equips students with the skills to undertake research, giving training in a wide range of methodologies and allowing students to develop into independent researchers. The first year centres on a dedicated research methodology training programme. Research degree topics include: accounting and finance; human resource management; international business and strategy; marketing; operations management; organisational behaviour, theory and technology.

Entry requirements

A relevant Master's degree is required; applicants should have a minimum of a 60 per cent average on a Master's level programme, with a good mark on their Master's dissertation. Applicants should have a research proposal prepared.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,165 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,165 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Research Degrees Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 325052