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PhD Business and Management

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

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Funding opportunities for September 2016 entry

Alliance Manchester Business School Doctoral Studentships

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. The doctoral programme in Business and Management consistently ranks in the top 3 globally in the Financial Times MBA rankings.

In celebration of our 50th anniversary and a landmark donation from Lord Alliance, 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 2016, including ESRC scholarships through the North West Doctoral Training Centre (http://www.nwdtc.ac.uk)  which is the largest centre in England for social science postgraduate training, University of Manchester Presidential Doctoral Scholarships and Alliance Manchester Business School scholarships.

These PhD studentships offer three years funding, including doctoral programme tuition fees and a stipend of approximately £14,000 per year, with enhanced bursaries up to £20,000 available for outstanding applicants. 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:
Critical Management Studies; Organisational Studies; Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations; Fairness and Dignity at Work;
International Business; Organisational Psychology; Decision Science; Data Science; Information Systems; Information Management;
Operational Research; Operations Management; Marketing; Supply Chain Management; Innovation Management; Innovation Policy;
Health Management; Strategy.

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 or TOEFL 623 (100 internet based test).

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to those applicants with an offer of a place on the PhD programme for September 2016.  Candidates are strongly advised to submit their application to AMBS as early as possible. Candidates who do not submit the required supporting documents by the specific deadlines will not be considered.

The ESRC and initial scholarship application deadline is: 1 February 2016.
The final application deadline for September 2016 entry is 30 June 2016.

Full details of the programme, entry requirements and available scholarships are available on the website: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/phd/  

You can also contact the Doctoral Programmes Office: ">.



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.

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