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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/10/01
Duration: 48 months
Intl fees: £9520
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(Business and management studies)
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Lancaster University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Increasingly, health and well-being in the workplace are being globally recognised as key drivers of socio-economic development. Employee health and well-being is important to organisations in terms of increased commitment and job satisfaction, staff retention, reduced absenteeism, and improved productivity and performance.The PhD in Organisational Health and Well-Being is innovative and international first, developing knowledge and understanding of the psychological, social and organisational dynamics in the relationship between work and health. Delivered by our Division of Health Research, which boasts expertise in mental and workplace health, the degree is your chance to work with world-leading academics on the production of a thesis that makes an original contribution to knowledge development within your area of professional practice.Combining innovative distance learning and an annual academy held at the University, this part-time, flexible doctorate runs over a minimum of four to seven years. The programme begins with a compulsory five-day induction academy at the University. Each of the subsequent academic years start with a compulsory three-day academy, while the rest of the course is delivered via e-learning. Attendance at the annual academies is compulsory until you are confirmed on the PhD.Throughout your studies, we will support you as you enhance your leadership skills and effectiveness, and develop advanced skills in research design, practice and dissemination. You'll foster critical approaches to the review of evidence and improve your written and oral presentation skills.
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The standard minimum entry requirements are normally an upper second class honours degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) or a good UK Master's or equivalent in an appropriate subject, and relevant work experience. Degrees should also include a research methods module and a dissertation. We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.
IELTS: 7.0 (minimum of 6.0 in each)
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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.