PhDs and DBAs

We do business – not just talk about it


The decision to study for a research degree at Aston Business School is a decision to participate in a world-class research community alongside leading academics. In 2014, 100 per cent of our business research achieved 3* and 4* (the highest rating) impact in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

At Aston Business School, we offer research degree programmes in an intellectually stimulating environment. This, together with rigorous training in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, excellent dedicated doctoral facilities, and a reputation for high-quality output, makes Aston Business School the ideal place to pursue your research.