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Doctoral studentships at a world-class business school

Doctoral studentships at a world-class business school

The Bayes 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 2022. The applications deadline is 31st March 2022.


  • Scholarship funding for: UK students, EU students, International students
  • Funding amount: £16,057 per annum for full-time study over 4 years
  • Scholarships will be allocated to students by a panel of senior academics

Apply for a PhD at a world-class business school

The Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) PhD Programme has some spaces left for the 2022 October intake. 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.

Full details and application procedures can be found at:

Closing date: 31st March 2022

Research areas

Benefit from comprehensive research training, intensive courses in the core topics of your discipline, development workshops, and training designed to prepare you for the academic workplace throughout the your PhD at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) in one of 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


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


  • 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
Doctoral studentships at a world-class business school

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

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.

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