The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is offering PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management. Successful applicants will study for a PhD, receive a contribution towards the cost of full-time PhD study, and undertake teaching duties within the School’s teaching programmes.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Level/Field of Study

Bursaries are available for pursuing PhD programmes in the field of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management.

Host Institution/Country

University of Bristol, UK

Value/Duration of Award

For a successful applicant, the scheme will provide a sum equivalent to the current home/EU research student fee for a research student in the School, together with a stipend and teaching income. The combination of the latter two will be approximately £16,000 per annum at current pay rates, paid in instalments.

Up to ten PhD bursaries may be awarded, where this figure is a total across the School’s disciplines.

Target Group

UK/EU students are eligible to apply.

Eligibility

Applicants should hold, or be close to completing, a Masters degree at distinction/merit level (or equivalent qualifications) in a relevant discipline. There are no predetermined research topics, but applicants will need to prepare a research proposal which lies within the interests of one or more potential supervisors within the School.

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

How to Apply
  • Some applicants may already hold an offer of a PhD place in the School that could be taken up in autumn 2017. These applicants should send the emails. Other applicants should make an online formal PhD application as soon as possible and email an expression of interest at the same time.
  • When completing online PhD application to the School, please note on the form that you wish to be considered for a School bursary. All applicants who wish to be considered for the bursary should email the relevant Department contact given below and copy the message to jane.pitfield@bristol.ac.uk to confirm that an online PhD application has been submitted, quoting the application ID assigned by the online system.
  • The subject line of this email should be ‘PhD Bursary Application’.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 12, 2017.

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