The Open University Business School is a leading international management school with the largest management education programme in Europe. Research is at the heart of our activities, underpinning our teaching, consultancy, advisory and policy work.
Research activity in the School focuses on five research centres:
The School is also networked to other faculties through participation in the collaborative Research Centre:
Our themes include traditional business disciplines and newer areas such as social marketing, social enterprise and management learning. Working in collaboration with institutions around the world, our research involves extensive engagement with professional practice in business and management and offers wider benefits to society.
We offer two research degree programmes: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil).
If you have an enquiry specific to this research area please contact:
- Lin Nilsen
- +44 (0) 1908 8658365
For general enquiries please contact the Research Degrees Team via the link
under 'Your Questions' on the right of the page.