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Research degrees


Worcester Business School has a vibrant doctoral programme with UK and international research students spread across four subject groups: HR, Finance /Economics, Marketing and Computing. Many of these are associated with our four research cross-disciplinary research groups: Careers and Leadership Development Group (CLDG); Complex Customer Interactions Group (CCIG); Digital Economy Research Group (DERG); Managing Risk, Operations and Sustainability (MORS)

We welcome applications in each of our subject groups but are particularly interested in supporting topics in the following more specific areas:

  • Applications of computer games

  • Human Computer Interaction

  • Interaction Design

  • Technology Driven Behaviour Change

  • Intelligent Interactive Systems

  • Business Ethics and Sustainability

  • Careers

  • Consumer Behaviour

  • Corporate strategy

  • E-business

  • Employee Relations

  • Entrepreneurship/Small Business

  • Human Resources Management

  • International Business

  • Leadership

  • Management of diversity

  • Operations Management

  • Project Management

  • Risk Management

  • Services Marketing

  • Time-related individual differences

  • Training and Development

Further details of possible supervisors and their areas of expertise are available from the supervisory areas page.