Alliance Manchester Business School PhD Scholarships, UK

Publish Date: Dec 21, 2015

Deadline: Feb 01, 2016

Alliance Manchester Business School PhD Scholarships

Alliance Manchester Business School provides a thriving research environment, and the opportunity to work with the top international scholars in the full range of business and management disciplines, accounting and finance, and information systems. We normally have a range of studentships* and bursaries available for students commencing their doctoral studies. We seek exceptional students who will both benefit from, and make a contribution to, our research community.

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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.

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.

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:

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
Decision Science
Information Systems
Operational Research
Innovation Management
Health Management

Organisational Studies
Fairness and Dignity at Work
Organisational Psychology
Data Science
Information Management
Operations Management
Supply Chain Management
Innovation Policy

PhD Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

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 as early as possible. Candidates who do not submit the required supporting documents by the specific deadlines will not be considered.

The final application deadline for September 2016 entry is 30 June 2016.

How to apply

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


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