Postgraduate research

Further your knowledge with people who change the way the world thinks about business

Few business schools can provide you with an opportunity to work alongside some of the world''s most distinguished research-led academics and thought leaders. With its global reputation for business thinking, Henley attracts some of the most influential academics and practitioners - people who are widely published and who are proud to share their wealth of professional knowledge with you.

Our internationally-renowned expertise spans a number of key subject areas, including International Business & StrategyMarketing & ReputationLeadership, Organisations & BehaviourBusiness Informatics & SystemsFinance and Capital Markets (ICMA Centre) and Real Estate & Planning

During your studies you will benefit from dedicated supervision, impressive facilities and high quality support. You will also be working with a diverse cohort of fellow students who have a broad range of academic and professional backgrounds to expand and broaden your outlook. 

From our academically rigorous PhD programme to the practically-oriented Henley DBA (Doctor of Business Administration), we provide an outstanding working environment, conducive to the production of first-class research. 

Choose a postgraduate research degree at Henley Business School:

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For more information please contact us by email at postgraduate@henley.ac.uk or by phone on +44 (0) 118 378 7593.

We have an established PhD Programme with c 130 students coming from around the world to work with Faculty members based in one of our six departments. If you are looking to undertake an Accounting, Finance, Management, Business Informatics, or Real Estate and Planning PhD, we aim to provide you with an outstanding research environment, conducive to the production of world-class research and to the education of academics who will take up faculty positions in a range of universities and research roles in public and private institutions. The programme emphasises: 

  • Formal research training;
  • Flexibility to meet individual needs;
  • Student-staff interaction;
  • Timely completion of the degree. 

As part of your personal development, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to teaching and research activities within the Business School and to engage in academic events held here and around the world (e.g. conferences, training, etc.).

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A professional doctoral degree designed to enhance executive and professional practice.

For experienced and practising managers seeking to develop their knowledge and ability to undertake rigorous and relevant research in management and organisational contexts and to enhance their performance as reflective practitioners at senior level in organisations.