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Applicants should have a good honours degree and a good master's degree at merit level or above that includes a thesis component. Applicants with equivalent experience will be considered.
Applicants must submit all of the following.
Applications for PhD entry in January 2019 must be received in full by 19 October 2018.
Applications for PhD entry in April 2019 must be received in full by 31 January 2019.
Applications for PhD entry in September 2019 must be received in full by Friday 24 May 2019.
Applications for PhD entry in April 2020 must be received in full by 31 January 2020.
Applications for PhD entry in September 2020 must be received in full by 23 May 2020.
If you have any difficulty completing your application, please visit our
Frequently Asked Questions page.
Please email the following supporting documents to the Business Research Office at
When completing your research proposal, please ensure that you include the following:
The clearer you are in your explanation of what you intend to do, the easier it is for us to assess your proposed topic and whether it is suitable for you study at the doctoral level. The proposal must not exceed 2,000 words.
"The best thing about doing a PhD at Brookes is that students are encouraged to finish on time. I'm given deadlines to work with and that kind of keeps me focused."
PhD Student, Oxford School of Hospitality Management