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PhD students form an integral and important part of our learning community and active research culture within the Department of Leadership and Management.
Our PhD programme provides an opportunity for doctoral students to explore issues around the topics of critical leadership studies, human resource management, OB, international management, learning and action research, and sociologies of work and gender studies. We offer multiple viewpoints, including critical, cross-cultural, psychoanalytic, and feminist perspectives, which go beyond mainstream thinking in these areas of research and practice.
Emphasis is placed on criticality, reflexivity and the integration of theory with practice. In addition to the wide range of resources provided by the School and the University we provide specifically tailored sessions and workshops to stimulate discussion and creative thinking. You are encouraged to become active members of the Department through contributing to the Departmental seminar series.
Please note, we are no longer recruiting to the PhD Leadership and Management programme but we are still happy to receive research proposals, which we will pass to colleagues in relevant topic areas across the School.
"I immediately felt I was welcomed into the community of the department and this continued throughout my studies. In addition to my PhD supervisors, who were incredible, I always felt that I could ask anybody in the department for advice or to discuss my work – something I did on many occasions!"
Alex Kevill, PhD Leadership and Management 2015
The research training of the PhD in Leadership and Management includes compulsory modules covering topics such as qualitative and quantitative research methods. You will also participate in a series of skill seminars which are not compulsory but highly recommended. For more information, please refer to the tabs below or the Leadership and Management Handbook 2017.
As a PhD student in Leadership and Management, you will follow the programme on Business and Management. Below is an overview of the modules you will study throughout your first year on the Business and Management pathway.
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 Learning & Leadership, 2015
PhD Management Learning and Leadership, 2013