Research course

People and Organisation Studies

Institution
Open University · The Open University Business School
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) plus 120 credits in research methods training or, ideally, a masters degree in Research Methods (MRes), which is the usual precursor to PhD studies.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our research in this area covers many of the key issues in the broad area of people and organisation studies and human resource management. We are a diverse department with researchers working in a variety of areas including organisational culture and change, leadership, professional identity, surveillance and the impact of mobile technologies on work, operations management, cross-boundary modes of working, development and change strategies, practice-based learning, creativity and innovation, strategic and cross-national human resource management, and critical organisational theory.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

Name
Claire Wylde
Email
oubs-research@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 332311