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.

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

Information regarding research regulations and codes of practice can be found here.

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Prize PhD Fellowships and Studentships

View the scholarships we offer, these include vice-chancellor's international scholarships, the deans scholarship, Vietnam-vaccine scholarship and Yeoh Tiong Lay PhD scholarship.

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