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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/10/01
Duration: 36 months
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(Business and management studies)
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Lancaster University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
A PhD in business or management is highly valued in many professions as well as an increasingly key qualification for those wishing to pursue an academic career in management studies. It can provide a springboard into the next level of career opportunities. If youre contemplating this path, why not choose to study with the UKs most research-intensive business school, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework? Research in the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology sets the agenda for debate in key issues such as human resource management and employment relations; ethics, sustainability and management; information, technology and society; management, organisations and society; and leadership organisations and society. Staff in the department are drawn from a range of backgrounds including human geography, human resource management, organisation studies, history, philosophy, and sociology. Our interdisciplinary community brings humanities and wider social science perspectives into management research something thats widely acknowledged as crucial in reshaping management research and education. During your PhD, you will be part of a fantastic research environment including our extensive library facilities and electronic resources. We also run a strong seminar series and workshops to encourage collaboration and cross-fertilization of ideas. You will be able to access advanced research training courses run by the Economic and Social Research Council-funded North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP). As a PhD student you will be appointed two subject experts/supervisors to help guide you through the process of researching and writing your thesis. In addition to your thesis, an oral examination will form an integral part of the assessment of your doctoral research.
A relevant UK Masters degree with the a minimum of 65% overall and 65% in the dissertation, or a non-UK Masters degree, graded at the equivalent level. We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.
IELTS: 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Lancaster, Business analysis and management. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
Around 3000 student attend the university from outside the UK coming from around 100 different countries. As well as the student union, there is also wellbeing and support groups to help students adapt to their new home and groups dealing with sports and cultures from around the world. There is help to adapt to life in the city and in the UK as well as practical assistance available with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. Lancaster University Students Union (LUSU) is the heart of student life outside the classroom at the university. There is no central building for the union apart from an administration area and each college has its own branch. There are some 200 societies operating within the university ranging from the student union newspaper, established in 1967 and being the oldest student media on campus to sports, arts, political and cultural organisations. The students union is also responsible for the organisation of fairs and balls during the year. There are a number of different sports available to students through the university and most of the teams take part in the various university and college leagues. There is an annual Roses Tournament against the team from the University of York, taking its name from the 15th century civil war called the War of the Roses between the two counties.