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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Organisational Behaviour

Course type


Course Summary

The Organisational Behaviour (OB) department at the London Business School is considered one of the top research departments in the world. Its faculty members are known both for the breadth of topics they pursue and for their in-depth cutting edge research on these topics. The program is designed to develop the theoretical knowledge and methodological skills necessary for students to become successful, productive scholars. The program celebrates theoretical and methodological rigour and managerial relevance. The PhD programme in Organisational Behaviour is designed to train students to become scholars in the field and take academic jobs in research-oriented universities around the world. The programme integrates psychological, sociological and economic perspectives on the study of organizations and their members. Faculty and students pursue research on the behaviour of individuals, groups and organisations, with the goal of advancing theoretical understanding of these phenomena. The program of study emphasizes the interplay between theory development and empirical research.

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Study mode

Full time


5 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline, with a final grade in the top 10% of their graduating class. Most incoming students also hold a Masters degree. Students must submit a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score that is no more than five years old. You are unlikely to gain admission with a GMAT score below 690. GRE quantitative and analytical scores should be above the 90th percentile. Students need to give details of two referees. Students need undergraduate degrees in the social sciences, business, engineering and allied fields.