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PhD Accounting & Finance / PhD Business & Management / PhD Science, Technology & Innovation Policy

  • Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Programme (Students Worldwide)

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Funding opportunities for September 2019 entry

Alliance Manchester Business School is committed to recruiting the highest calibre Ph.D. students from across the globe. With an excellent international reputation, we strive to produce graduates and researchers of distinction who attain the highest standards of academic excellence, contribute to their disciplines and typify Original Thinking Applied.

We are offering a significant number of fully-funded PhD studentships to outstanding candidates wishing to commence their PhD studies at Alliance Manchester Business School in September 2019.

These PhD studentships offer three years' funding, including doctoral programme tuition fees and a stipend of approximately £15,000 per year. Students also receive a generous research support and conference allowance. All students will have access to a robust doctoral research training programme, dedicated research resources, training in transferable skills, visiting speaker seminar programme, and associate with existing research centres and groups. In addition, all students are encouraged to undertake training and development in teaching and deliver teaching and/or research assistantship duties on a paid basis to further enhance their experience in preparation for their future careers.

Applications are sought from exceptional UK, EU and international students with outstanding academic backgrounds and research proposals in the following areas:

PhD Accounting and Finance

Auditing and Accountability
Management Accounting
Market Based Accounting Research
Asset Pricing and Market Microstructure
Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance
Financial Econometrics

PhD Business and Management

Critical Management Studies
Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
International Business and Management
Organisational Studies
Fairness and Dignity at Work
Organisational Psychology
Decision Science
Data Science
Operational Research
Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Innovation Management
Health Management

PhD Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

Assessment and governance of emerging technologies
Responsibility in research and innovation
Managing and measuring policy
Knowledge production, innovation, technology deployment, and user engagement
Roles of universities, public research centres, and other organisations in science and innovation
Evaluation, foresight and strategic intelligence in science, technology and innovation policy
How societal, economic and state factors interact to shape the production of scientific knowledge and new technologies
The generation, diffusion and use of innovations
The development of socio-technical systems

How to apply

To be considered for one of these awards, candidates should submit a PhD application and indicate that they wish to be considered for this funding opportunity.

Applicants must have obtained a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent) and hold or expect to obtain a Masters level qualification with Distinction. English Language requirements (where required) are IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 623 (100 internet based test), PTE 66.

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to those applicants with an offer of a place on the PhD programme for September 2019 entry. Candidates are strongly advised to submit their application as early as possible. Candidates who do not submit the required supporting documents by the specific deadlines will not be considered.

The scholarship application deadline is: 29th March 2019  

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

How good is research at The University of Manchester in Business and Management Studies?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 121.63

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