Ph.D. On Campus

Work and Employment Relations

University of Leeds

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CERIC is home to researchers that produce analytically rigorous research of genuine relevance. The Work and Employment Relations research programme is offered by University of Leeds.


The central objective of the Work and Employment Relations programme from University of Leeds is to contribute through high quality research, teaching and knowledge transfer to contemporary national and international debates around the changing dynamics and future of work, employment and labour markets.

Research proposals

The Work and Employment Relations Department within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:

  •  Between Professions and Precarity: the New World of Work
  •  Changing Structures of Governance and Organisation
  •  Employment, Skills and Occupations
  •  Labour Mobility, Migration and Citizenship
  •  Markets, Flexibilisation and Social Protection
  •  Voice, Representation and Social Movement

Programme Structure

Expertise of research area
  • diversity
  • employment
  • human resource management
  • industrial relations
  • job
  • labour
  • performance
  • trade unions
  • work

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates should ideally have a first-class or at least a good upper second-class undergraduate degree.

Candidates should hold a British Masters degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university) or an equivalent professional qualification:

  • with a minimum average score of 60 percent (or equivalent); and
  • in an appropriate academic discipline. Appropriate academic disciplines include those directly related to the subject specialisms of the Business School (accounting and finance, economics, international business, management, marketing and work and employment relations) or providing skill sets which are particularly relevant to the PhD research project (for example, social research methods, linguistics, mathematics, statistics, psychology, etc.)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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