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 the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, 77% of our research outputs were rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

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.