The Department of Banking and Finance at Monash Business School in Melbourne, Australia invites applications from exceptional candidates for the PhD Program in Banking and Finance at the Monash Business School. Melbourne has been named the world's most liveable city for the fourth year in a row by the Economist Intelligence Unit, and is regularly ranked by the QS Best Student Cities guide as amongst the top ten cities in the world to live and study in.
ABOUT THE MONASH BUSINESS SCHOOL: Based in Melbourne, we are a large, international, multidisciplinary, research-focused, 'triple-crown' accredited business school with exchange programmes and networks throughout the world. Monash is a member of the "Group of Eight", an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Banking and Finance in the Monash Business School is one of the largest finance departments in the world and comprises approximately 45 academic staff engaged in teaching and research in the areas of behavioural finance, banking and financial institutions, corporate finance, asset pricing, market microstructure and derivatives. The Department has first-class resources and research infrastructure, including a Research IT manager and an extensive set of databases such as WRDS/CRSP/COMPUSTAT, SIRCA, SDC Platinum, Bankscope, Bloomberg, OSIRIS and IRESS. As part of the
Business School's ongoing commitment to the recruitment of world-class professors, we have recently appointed Professor Stephen Brown, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance at NYU Stern as a Professor to the Department of Banking and Finance.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Monash University offers generous graduate research scholarships on a competitive basis. Most admitted students receive a full tuition waiver and/or a stipend scholarship of AUD $25,849 per year (2015 rate). In addition, the Department of Banking and Finance provides opportunities for additional financial support through the teaching and/or research assistantships. For further details on the standard University tuition fee and stipend scholarships, please refer to: http://www.monash.edu.au/migr/support/scholarships/index.html
APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Applications are now open for the 2016 intake. Deadline for applications is 31 October 2015. For further details about the application process, please refer to:
Applicants are encouraged to contact the PhD Program Director by 30 September 2015 to lodge their expression of interest.
- PhD Program Director at HueHwa.AuYong@monash.edu or +61 3 9903 2024