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We welcome applications from suitably qualified individuals interested in pursuing research within the Department's areas of academic specialisation working towards an MPhil/PhD or Doctor of Management. A range of social science disciplines is included in the Department and research supervision is possible in a wide number of areas.
The PhD in Management - Organisation, Work and Technology pathway includes a range of skills seminars to enhance your knowledge. You will be allocated two supervisors, and you will be encouraged to participate in regular research and graduate seminars hosted by staff and guest speakers. On the other hand, the practice-orientated Doctor of Management based on reflective practice is aimed at senior managers who want to develop a more sophisticated understanding of their own practice and organisation. For more information on potential research topics and supervisors within this department, please visit our search for a supervisor page.
Discover our job market candidates for 2017/18.
"My PhD journey was one of the best in my life. It gave me the opportunities to learn, teach, think, attend weekly departmental research seminars, attend conferences and workshops and organise conferences too."
Anindita Banerjee, PhD Organisation, Work and Technology 2015
Discover what you will study as a PhD or Doctor of Management student in Organisation, Work and Technology and visit our PhD Organisation, Work and Technology Handbook 2018
Below is an overview of the modules you will study throughout your first year on the PhD in Management - Organisation, Work & Technology. 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.
Please note, this programme is currently under review and is not currently accepting applications.
This practice-oriented doctoral programme is an exciting new opportunity for senior managers to develop a more sophisticated understanding of their own practice and their own organisation. This programme aims to create research that is academically rigorous and practically relevant, and contribute both to the discipline and to practice.
The design and pedagogy is based on a long tradition of learning through reflective practice developed at Lancaster, and refined over the past 20 years through programmes such as the International Masters Program for Managers. The programme is for senior managers who are already very experienced, but who desire to develop in-depth knowledge of their own practice and the organisations that they manage.
The pedagogy of the Doctor of Management programme is based on the principle that students learn by reflecting on their own practical experience – what Donald Schön refers to as 'reflective practitioners'. On the programme, students and academic supervisors constitute an active learning community and will meet face-to-face and virtually on a regular basis. Discover our Doctor of Management Course Handbook for full course details.
The fee for the programme is £15,000 per year. This does not include the cost of travel and accommodation at residential meetings, which needs to be budgeted for separately. On-campus accommodation is available at approximately £30 per night.
Before applying, we recommend contacting the Programme Manager Julie Gabriel-Clarke for an informal chat. You will need the following to apply:
Please visit the online application system to submit your application. You will need to supply:
We will invite successful candidates to interview, and offers are secured by a non-refundable £3,000 deposit. The deadline for applications is October 31st 2018.
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.
Our Organisation, Work and Technology job market candidates for 2017-2018 are listed below.
For further details, please contact the Doctoral Office.
PhD Organisation, Work and Technology, 2017
PhD Organisation, Work and Technology, 2015
PhD Organisation, Work & Technology, 2012
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