Oxford Brookes Business School

PhD: Applications and Students

  • Management and Entrepreneurship Education
  • Applications for PhD students

    We welcome any applications within the field of responsible management education and its component elements e.g. ethics, CSR and education for sustainability. Proposals might be pedagogy, policy or organisational management oriented. Geographical settings could be within or outside the UK and we welcome a variety of methodological approaches. Our approaches are principally qualitative and critical but in collaboration with colleagues we are able to supervise and support candidates working from other perspectives as well.

    Applications within the field of entrepreneurship education and innovation, university-industry cooperation to facilitate knowledge economy are welcome. Strong emphasis on policy, practice and pedagogy. Applications could be comparative or country focus. Applicants with quantitative and qualitative methodological perspectives are particularly welcome, as well as interests in interdisciplinary approaches.

      • Responsible Management Education
      • Entrepreneurship and the role of university-industry in knowledge economy
      • Social Enterprise
      • Non-European/American Enterprise
      • Ethnicity/Gender and Enterprise
      • Power and discourse in organisational, professional and institutional contexts (the role of discourse in constructing identities, practices and institutions) with research methodologies which utilise discourse analysis to investigate: Policy discourses of responsible management education & The nature and role of management education in the international environment
      • Entrepreneurship education and development in emerging economies
      • Entrepreneurial university in Africa
      • University-Industry interaction in a knowledge economy
      • Knowledge transfer of diaspora for national development
      • Energy policy and education