Aston Business School at Aston University has ESRC DTP Collaborative PhD Studentship for the duration of 3 years. The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).
About the Project:
- The collaborative studentship is for an action research study with two leading research Centres: the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), based at Aston University; and CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies at Leicester University.
- The two Centres will collaborate with Punch Records, an innovative music promotion company in Birmingham.
- The studentship, which will be based at Aston University, adopts an action research approach to study how a small, market based organisation (Punch Records) promotes positive social change (PSC).
The main research questions are:
- How can small market-based organisations promote PSC?
- What strategies are used to pursue PSC and how can they be supported?
- How are PSC projects experienced by internal and external stakeholders?
- Applicant must hold an undergraduate degree in a social sciences or related discipline with at least 2:1 is essential.
- A Master’s degree with a high grade (65% or above) is desirable for a 1+3 award and essential for a +3 award.
- Applicants who do not hold a Masters with 65% or above would be required to undertake the MSc Social Science Research and to achieve a result of 65% or more in order to progress to the PhD programme and the +3 award.
Download the application form from the website and email this along with a copy of Undergraduate and Master’s transcripts, a current CV and two references to Andrew Maile email@example.com.
|Subject areas||Social Sciences|
|Deadline||02 March 2020|