Two PhD scholarships are offered in Accounting and/or Finance. Any area of study will be considered within these disciplines. However, the major areas of current staff research interest are as follows:
Possession of a high quality undergraduate and/or masters degree or equivalent qualification
For applicants whose native language is not English, an IELTS score of at least 7.0, or equivalent
This scholarship scheme provides a valuable opportunity for successful applicants to undertake a package of career development opportunities over the duration of the award. Recipients will be expected to contribute to our teaching and research programmes. Potential tasks include tutoring, group facilitation, marking and conference organization etc.
Award The award will be for 3 years, subject to satisfactory progress, at the following rates:
European Union candidates: standard EU tuition fee plus maintenance fee of £14,000 in 2011-12, £14,500 in 2012-13, and £15,000 in 2013-14
Non-European Union candidates: standard EU tuition fee plus maintenance fees as above.
In addition to the application form you should supply:
A letter explaining:
your reasons for applying
why you are the ideal person to receive a scholarship
A research proposal
Details of two referees
Deadline Applications should be made by Tuesday 31 May 2011. Shortlisted candidates should expect to participate in an interview either in person, by telephone or via Skype. Recipients of the scholarships will be announced by 8 July 2011.