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Inspired by our Public Value strategy, the Management, Employment and Organisation (MEO) section seeks to nurture and develop the next generation of citizens, professionals and leaders and impart them with a moral sentiment and sympathetic imagination towards the social and economic challenges of our time.

We accomplish this through an innovative, interdisciplinary and challenge-led curriculum. The key research themes of the MEO section – management, human resource management, organisation studies, employment relations, health management, public management and public policy – all feature strongly in our curriculum across different teaching programmes.

Research-led teaching is key to our approach, whereby contents, materials and problems are directly informed and based on research by academic and practitioner colleagues in the MEO section.

Dr Deborah Hann Reader in Employment Relations

Postgraduate studies

We offer a range of specialist postgraduate management programmes that value the importance of interdisciplinary and research-led teaching:

We also contribute to the Cardiff MBA, the MSc in Business Management, MSc Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship and the Diploma in Healthcare Planning (with MSc option).

Undergraduate studies

At undergraduate level, we contribute to the Business Management programme, offering a range of specialized modules in the areas of management, human resource management, organisation studies, public management and public policy.

PhD programme

The MEO Section supports an active and talented group of PhD Students. PhD students are usually associated with one of the MEO Section’s research groups. New PhD applications are welcome by those interested in studying in any of the research areas associated with the MEO section.

General queries about the application process can be directed to the Business School PhD team:

Business School PhD team