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As a doctoral student on the PhD in Management - Entrepreneurship and Strategy pathway, you can choose to focus your research on any of the key themes within the department including strategic management, family business, innovation and entrepreneurial learning. You will learn from colleagues at the forefront of their disciplines, in a supportive and welcoming environment where your ideas can flourish.
There is a strong focus on practice within the department, so the research you undertake will be expected to have genuine impact for practitioners as well as being theoretically cutting-edge. You will also benefit from a range of skills seminars to enhance your knowledge, and you will be encouraged to participate in regular research and graduate seminars hosted by staff and guest speakers.
"I literally spent over 200 hours looking at different programmes around the world and LUMS was my first choice by a mile. "
Michael Konopaski, PhD Management 2014
The PhD in Management - Entrepreneurship and Strategy pathway includes compulsory modules covering topics related to research design in management, and qualitative and quantitative research methods. You will also participate in a series of skill seminars, and you can choose to take postgraduate-level modules from those offered by other programmes across LUMS. For more information, please refer to the tabs below.
Below is an overview of the modules you will study throughout your first year on the PhD in Management - Entrepreneurship and Strategy pathway. You will also study a range of optional research training seminars to enhance your skills. To apply for this PhD programme, please visit Apply for PhD.
You will be required to attend a minimum of 7 days (50 hours) additional, specialist research training during years 1 and 2 of your studies, to be agreed with your supervisors and the programme director. You will need to write a brief report (circa 500 words) setting out how each piece of training has contributed to your research. At least 2 days (14 hours) of training should be undertaken in Year 1.
Please note: your training can be delivered by LUMS, Lancaster University, ESRC, NARTI or other relevant bodies to your discipline, and it can also be accredited or unaccredited.
These seminars are open to PhD students from all programmes, with two compulsory seminars in the first term. All PhD students are strongly encouraged to attend the seminars that you think will aid your study.
We offer a range of funding opportunities and studentships through Lancaster University, UK research councils and various other organisations. For more details please visit our Apply for PhD page.
PhD Management, 2016
PhD in Management, 2014
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