15 Fully-Funded Doctoral Studentships Available

Cass Business School - City, University of London

Investing in academic excellence

15 fully-funded doctoral studentships available

Qualification: PhD

Sir John Cass Business School is offering 15 PhD studentships comprising tuition fees and maintenance grant of £16,057 pa for four years, starting in October 2018. Studentships also offer funding for conference attendance, also for four years.

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 has an enviable central London location.

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 in the following subject areas:

Actuarial Science and Insurance:

  • Pensions
  • Probability and Mathematical Statistics
  • Insurance (Life and General)
  • Risk Management


  • Accounting or Corporate Finance
  • Asset Pricing and Investments
  • Banking and International Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Shipping, Trade and Commodities


  • Strategy
  • Organization Theory or Behaviour
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Operations Management
  • Information Systems and Knowledge Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance
  • Public and Voluntary Sector Management

Scholarships will be allocated to students by a panel of senior academics. To be considered for one of the scholarships you must submit a full online application to the Cass Business School PhD Programme by 28 February 2018.

Full details and application procedures can be found at: www.cass.city.ac.uk/courses/phd/how-to-apply

Closing date: 28 February 2018.