PhD Studentship Bursary (3 years) in Business

University of Roehampton

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an academic development programme where you will engage in PhD study full time and work with academic colleagues and undergraduate students.

The Bursary: Funding is available for one UK/EU and International* student at Home/EU rates for three years full-time study. The Bursary includes tuition fee waiver for PhD at UK/EU fees *and stipend at £16,553.

Your research study will be supervised by leading international scholars in one of the following project areas:

Accounting:(Contact Professors Elaine Harris and Cristiano Busco)

Economics and Finance: (Contact Professors Stephen Drinkwater and Wilson Ng)

Marketing and Supply Chain Management: (Contact Professors Mohammed Rafiq, Lia Zarantonello and Wantao Yu)

People, Organisations and Strategy: (Contact Professors Carole Elliott, Maria Daskalaki and Dr Cecile Guillaume)

We especially welcome cross-disciplinary project proposals on areas such as Ethics and Entrepreneurship (new venture creation, management, and development).

Learning and Teaching Activities:

In addition to the research project, scholarship students will contribute to the delivery of at least one taught undergraduate module per year. It will include undertaking some lectures and seminars fully supported by academic colleagues and a professional development programme.

Research Environment:

The University of Roehampton is the most research-intensive modern university in the UK, according to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, the official national audit of research quality, where a high proportion of research in every one of our ten academic departments of is judged as of world-class quality. The Roehampton Business School offers a vibrant research community and the successful candidate will be enrolled in the Graduate School training programme.

Eligibility and how to apply:

In order to be eligible, applicants should hold a first class or upper second class honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent international qualification) and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. Candidates should be available to start on 1st January 2018.

To apply, please visit: for more information and to download the application form

The closing date for completed applications is: midday 14th November 2017.

Initial discussions with Professors are planned for: w/c 20th November 2017.

Formal interviews will be held: w/c 27th November 2017 tbc.

*The recipient of this studentship will be covered for Home/EU fees; a recipient with overseas fees status, will be required to pay the difference between Home/EU and overseas tuition feeFurther details of International Fees can be found here:

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