Open University, UK
PhD/MRes Studentships 2010
Open University Business School
circulation date : 11/02/2010
closing date : 30/04/2010
Ten PhD/MRes studentships are available from October 2010. The studentships cover tuition fees, research training support grant and a starting stipend of £14,200 per year. The MRes provides advanced level research methods training and is relevant to those wishing to go on to study for a PhD. Together, our MRes and PhD programmes have been awarded 1+3 recognition by the Economic and Social Research Council.
We are looking for highly motivated candidates who have a good honours degree in a related subject. PhD applicants should be able to demonstrate research training equivalent to that of an MRes in a related subject. We welcome exciting projects in any area of expertise within the school:
– Human Resources Management, Organization Studies and Organizational Behaviour
– Managing Knowledge and Innovation
– Social Marketing
– Strategic Management
– Public Leadership and Social Enterprise
PhD applicants are expected to give 15-minute PowerPoint presentation about their proposal, followed by a question session.
We must receive a completed application form, previous degree certificates and transcripts, TOEFL/IELTS test result (if applicable) and a 1000-word research proposal before we can consider your application.
Closing date for receipt of complete applications is 30 April 2010.
Provisional arrangements for the interview :
Interviews will form part of the selection process and are to be held 1 -4 June 2010 via web conference or by face to face interview.