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PhD Studentship in Business

University of Reading - Henley Business School

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Reading
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: Fully funded
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Placed On: 23rd October 2019
Closes: 20th January 2020

Start: October 2020

Funding: Fully funded

Duration: 3-4 years

Henley Business School at the University of Reading is at the forefront of cutting edge research on several themes within finance, management, accounting, real estate and business informatics. Alongside our offer of 35 internally-funded PhD scholarships, we are currently inviting applications from excellent UK/EU students for an ESRC-funded PhD in Business through South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS[]) Doctoral Training Partnership.

We invite applications from strong candidates (Masters distinction or sometimes high merit can be considered) with research interests relevant to the SeNSS Business Management Pathway and showing a real drive to join Henley through a carefully prepared application package.

Detailed information on applying for SeNSS funding at should be read in conjunction with the Henley Business School PhD pages at explaining the structure of HBS programmes (incl. a taught component) and offering guidance on how to best approach an extremely competitive admission process in each department. As a key component is represented by the research proposal, we suggest you verify that your interest lies within the expertise of academic staff in your area. We also expect you to work hard towards your proposal, so you can demonstrate your academic potential to carry out independent research. 

Funding Details:  

  • Tuition fees, UKRI stipend, application access to funding for training, travel, fieldwork and overseas visits
  • Starts October 2020
  • 3-4 year award available depending on project and researcher experience/qualifications
  • Available full- or part-time 


How to apply:   

For full application details see 

Application Deadline: Early application is strongly encouraged. Applications will be accepted up to 20 January 2020.

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