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PhD Research

PhD Research

Overview

ICTE is eager to pursue research on various themes within the domain of transformational entrepreneurship.  Therefore, a PhD research proposal that focuses on one of these themes will be considered more favourably:

  • Theme 1: The promotion of transformational entrepreneurship through entrepreneurship education
  • Theme 2: Transformational entrepreneurial leadership
  • Theme 3: Promoting second order innovation
  • Theme 4: Entrepreneurial eco-systems that promote transformational entrepreneurship
  • Theme 5: Policy formulation promoting transformational entrepreneurship

 

Scholarships

ICTE (Coventry University) is offering a number of partially funded PhD scholarships to support candidates. Individuals that want to apply for a scholarship first need to attend a workshop focusing on transformational entrepreneurship.

 

Get in touch today, to find out more. Click here to book a meeting.

 

Entry Criteria Qualifications

Successful applicants to the doctorate programme will normally have a minimum of a 2:1 in a relevant Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% in the project element (or equivalent) or a Masters in a relevant subject with an overall mark at merit level (at least 60%). In addition, the Masters dissertation or equivalent must also have a mark at merit level (at least 60%).  For more information please see: http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-students/how-to-apply/

 

Existing PhD students

Rebecca Fisher: Can social entrepreneurship play a fundamental role in social transformation? A comparative study of social entrepreneurs and their context

Zimu Xu: The role of strategy and policy in fostering innovation activity of high-growth firms: Entrepreneurship ecosystems and the LEP's.

 

Outputs and Publications from current PhD students

Jones, P., Pickernell, D., Fisher, R., and Netana, C. (2017) "A tale of two universities: graduates perceived value of entrepreneurship education", Education + Training, Vol. 59 Issue: 7/8, pp. 689-705.

Zimu Xu: When Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Meets Urban Studies: My First Overseas’ Research Experience

 

 

Contact person: Prof. Paul Jones, e-mail: ac0359@coventry.ac.uk