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Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - PhD

Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - PhD

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Full time | Canterbury Campus | 3 years | 27-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Organisational Behaviour Human Resources Management Behavioural Psychology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Kent Business School has over 80 research-active academic staff. Postgraduate research can take place in any subject area where they have expertise. The Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management PhD programme will equip you with the skills to align people strategy with business strategy and help organisations flourish.

Overview

How do we measure the impact of HR practices on organisational culture, employee performance and business success? Learn the tools of the trade for research in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management on our new postgraduate programme.

Kent Business School performs internationally recognised research. Our specialists in people management and organisation studies draw on techniques from a variety of disciplines such as psychology and sociology in order to develop insight into employee wellbeing, equality and diversity in the workplace, performance management and appraisal.

Teaching and assessment

You are required to write a thesis of the following lengths:

  • 80,000 to 100,000 words for PhD
  • 40 to 60,000 words for Masters

Careers

The KBS PhD programme is designed to provide thorough training for research careers in academia or industry. Our students generally take up academic appointments in UK or international higher education institutions or work in policy and industry settings.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2.1 at the undergraduate level and a Merit at Master’s level in a relevant discipline, from the UK or other approved university and/or equivalent. You must submit a research proposal of approximately 1,500 words on your intended topic. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

University information

The University of Kent is a place where people can sharpen their focus with postgraduate study. It is known as the UK’s European university and has postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris, as well as two UK campuses in Canterbury and Medway. As a postgraduate, students will have the opportunity to study full or part-time on the majority of programmes offered in one of Kent’s European centres. Kent offer postgraduate students...more

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