Thursday, March 15, 2007

[UK] MPhil/PhD Research Studentship in Corporate Social Responsibility at University of Central Lancashire

The potential and limits of Corporate Social Responsibility Lancashire Business School - Department of Journalism University of Central Lancashire

Reference No RS/06/15

A full-time MPhil/PhD research studentship is available in the above Department. The studentship commences 1 July 2007 and is tenable up to three years (subject to satisfactory progress). The studentship will cover the cost of tuition fees and pay a maintenance grant (currently £12,300 per annum). Applications are welcome from UK/EU and overseas applicants. Applicants should hold a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

This project critically examines the content and context of contemporary understandings of Corporate Social Responsibility and locates them within the extant body of research dealing with business-society relations, in particular the concept of business legitimacy.

Applicants will be required to submit a two-page outline research proposal for their research degree, AND a sample of their written work taken from their previous higher education. (eg chapter from dissertation, or essay) along with their completed application form

For informal project related enquiries please contact
Professor Andrei Kuznetsov
Tel 01772 894695
Email :

Further particulars and application forms can be obtained (quoting the above reference number by contacting the Research Support Office.
Tel 01772 894287
Email :

Closing Date: 31 March 2007

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