15 Fully Funded Doctoral Studentships

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: London, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Feb 2021

The Business School (formerly Cass) – City, University of London

Investing in academic excellence 15 fully funded doctoral studentships available.

Qualification: PhD

Location: London

Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students

Funding amount: £16,057 per annum for full-time study over 4 years

The Business School (formerly Cass) , City, University of London is offering 15 PhD studentships comprising tuition fees and maintenance grant of £16,057 pa for four years, starting in October 2021.

Studentships also offer funding for conference attendance, also for four years.

The Business School (formerly Cass) is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results assessed 84% of Cass research to be world leading or internationally excellent, and recognises the impact it has on business, the professions and policymakers.

The School provides a research and enterprise development programme to support the development of research skills. It is part of City, University of London , which is committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions, and an enviable central London location.

PhD applications are sought from exceptional UK and overseas graduates and will be given to students on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and research potential in the following subject areas:

Actuarial Science and Insurance :

  • General and life insurance
  • Health and social care
  • Machine learning and analytics
  • Mortality and longevity modelling
  • Pensions and investment
  • Risk management
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic modelling of risk in insurance and finance

Finance :

  • Accounting
  • Asset Pricing and Market Microstructure
  • Banking and FinTech
  • Commodity, Shipping Finance and Risk Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and ESG
  • Finance and the Real Economy
  • Financial Econometrics
  • International Finance
  • Mathematical Finance

Management :

  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Human resource management
  • Information management and digital technology
  • Marketing
  • Organization theory or behaviour
  • Operations management
  • Public and voluntary sector management
  • Strategy     

Scholarships will be allocated to students by a panel of senior academics.

To be considered for one of the scholarships you must submit a full online application to the Business School (formerly Cass) PhD Programme by 28th February 2021.

Full details and application procedures can be found at: www.cass.city.ac.uk/courses/phd/how-to-apply

Closing date: 28th February 2021


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