Applying to Hult's Doctorate Program

Are you ready to study at the business graduate school that brings together people, cultures, and innovative ideas from around the world? Take the first step by applying to Hult. We have a simple, personalized application process and are available to support you throughout.

What we look for in a doctoral candidate

We assess candidates individually based on the strength of their profile, acceptance paper and personal assessment interview. Your drive, ambition, willingness to learn, and inquiry-led mindset are important indicators of your success here, and we value them as much as proven career achievements.

How to Apply

01 Write Your Personal Statement

Before you formally apply to the Doctorate in Organizational Change and pay your application fee, you will have your personal statement reviewed by our Admissions team and faculty.

In this 3,000 word acceptance paper you will The purpose of the paper is to enable you to think about what has led you to the point of choosing to study an aspect of your practice with the rigorous intensity associated with Doctoral level study, and to begin to establish a theoretical and methodological basis for your work. The paper is considered during the assessment of the first phase of the Doctorate and so we are also interested in your ability to write at a suitable level of quality.

02 Application Consultation

A member of the enrollment team will call you to discuss your suitability for the program and guide you through the next steps.

03 Start your Application

Set up your profile on our application portal and complete your application. You will need to provide:

  • up-to-date resume
  • proof of Master's Degree
  • 2 references
  • proof of identity

At this point you will pay the application fee of £450.

04 Personal assessment interview

  • We will assess your profile, goals, and overall fit for the program via video interview
  • We will also review your English proficiency during the interview

05 Admissions decision

If your interview is successful, you will receive an offer letter with details of payment plans and start-dates.

06 Submit outstanding documents

You will need to submit any outstanding required documentation—such as your test scores, letters of recommendation, or transcripts—before you are fully admitted and able to start the program.

Entry requirements

  • 8-10 years of work experience (at least 5 years of managerial/executive experience)
  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Proof of proficiency in English

Apply now, and one of our enrollment advisors will get in touch to support you through the process.

Fees & Admissions

Program Fees

We recognize that your Doctorate is an important investment and will work closely with you during the application process to find the best options to fund your program.

Billed cost of attendance for 2023

DOC Program
Program fee¹55,000 GBP (11,000 GBP per year)

Estimated expenses²

DOC Program
Accommodation Costs135 GBP per night (approx 21 nights over 4 years)

Application fee: GBP 450

  • ¹ A non-refundable Confirmation Deposit counts toward the Annual Program Fee.

  • ² Amounts are based on market benchmarks and exchange rates at the time of print and are therefore subject to change.

  • Students are responsible for their travel and lodging costs during in-person residencies.

Hult International Business School reserves the right to make changes in the courses offered, requirements for graduation, locations, program fees, and accommodation at any time without notice. Please ensure you have read and understood our terms and conditions, which you will be asked to accept at the point of submitting your application.

Download Brochure

Download a brochure for an in-depth look at Hult’s DOC program.

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Apply by 30th September 2023

There is still time to apply for January 2024. Writing your personal statement is the best place to start. Talk to our admissions officer, Caroline Monfort, for more details.