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Nottingham University Business School

  • Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)

Profile Description

Location: Jubilee Campus

Closing Date: 1st March 2020

Nottingham University Business School is an international leader in finance and management education and a pioneer in entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability. We rank sixth in the UK for research power. With around 140 academic staff, this dynamic Business School has a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching and learning. Our strategy of research led teaching is supported through close engagement with other Schools across the University, as well as with businesses and organisations in the public and private sector. We are embracing the contemporary challenges confronting Business Schools and universities more broadly by, integrating sustainability issues in the curriculum and inspiring radical innovation thinking in our students.

For more information about Nottingham University Business School, please see

Nottingham University Business School is currently inviting applications for PhD studentships from candidates starting their studies on 1st October 2010. The scholarships available will be project based and in the following areas:

Determinants of Human rights in Corporations around the World – Accounting Division

A New FinTech Strategy for Credit Risk Management and Sustainable Investing – Finance, Risk and Banking Division

Exploring Business Models and Performance Outcomes in Entrepreneurial Co-location Spaces – Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI)

Understanding Identity Theory in Tourism – Marketing Division

Starting to get the Picture: Predicting Visual Social Media Content Success with Granular Visual Features – N/LAB

The scholarships will be funded for three years and cover a maintenance stipend of £15,009 each year (current ESRC rate), plus UK/EU student tuition fees of £4414 at the current rate.

Applicants must have a 2.1 or higher honours degree in a social science, and a master's degree which includes a substantial research element, with a score of 65% or above in the taught modules and 65% or above in the dissertation.

How to apply
Candidates must submit a PhD online application by 1st March 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered for a scholarship.

Apply for a PhD today
Once you have submitted your online application. If you would like be considered for a Nottingham University Business School scholarship you should email stating which of the above project based scholarship you are interested in studying.

International students are welcome to apply, but awards will only be made at the home/EU fee level.

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. It is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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