Ph.D. On Campus

Management, Employment and Organisation

Cardiff University

48 months
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Management, Employment and Organisation is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our Business Studies PhD programme from Cardiff University.The programme is for those that wish to explore an area relation to Management, Organisation and Employment in further depth, but more importantly for those that want to undertake a formal qualification in research.


The PhD Management, Employment and Organisation programme from Cardiff University, will prepare you either for a career as a leading academic scholar or to excel in business practitioning or senior public policy decision making.

Along the way you will be encouraged to publish, before completing an innovative thesis that contributes to academic debate in your chosen field.

Distinctive features

  • Teaching opportunities may be available, depending on section requirements.  This is reviewed on a year to year basis.
  • The section runs a seminar series attracting visiting speakers from around the world.  We also have regular visiting international academics.  These visitors give PhD students regular access to leading academics from around the world.
  • Several section research projects have made a direct impact on decisions made by private sector organisations, employers' federations, trade union bodies, and government agencies.  This impact-led research reflects the strong links that members of the section have with local, national and international employers and regulatory bodies.

Programme Structure

 Research areas:

  • Organisation  Studies
  • Employment  Relations
  • Public Sector  Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Detailed research proposal of max 10 pages including references.

  • Title
  • Introduction
  • Clear statement of research problem and research questions
  • Review of key literature
  • Proposed methodology
  • Proposed contribution (why your research is valuable and to whom)
  • If English is not your first language, proficiency of English language  certificate ( IELTS etc.) – see attachment for full details
  • Copies of both Masters and Bachelor degree certificates and transcripts
  • Two Academic References
  • It’s very important that you provide all the relevant information when you apply as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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