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PhD Studentships 2016 - Queen Mary University of London

The School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, invites applications to be put forward for PhD Studentships, commencing September 2016.

We welcome applications in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Employment Relations
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management & Organization Studies
  • Public Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Monetary and Macroeconomics
  • Labour Economics
  • Public Economics
  • International Business and Leadership.

The School's research strategy since its inception has been to sustain and enhance a distinctive research profile and ensure a supportive and intellectually challenging business and management research culture emphasising the interconnected nature of:

  1. The economic, societal and historical contexts,
  2. Social justice issues in business and management, and
  3. Networks and governance in the private, public and third sectors.

 

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For more information on the School's research see Research in the School of Business and Management at http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/research/index.html

Candidates must specify which research group they wish to join on their application form. The research proposals submitted by applicants should fit at least one of the above centres/groups.

THE AWARD:

Queen Mary Studentships are open to suitably qualified candidates from the UK, EU and overseas for full-time study. The Studentships consist of the full cost of (home or overseas) fees and British Pound 15,786 a year for maintenance for 3 years. The School also provides all students with a British Pound 1000 research allowance for conference attendance and other research related expenses. Award holders will be expected to be resident in London during the 3 year period of the studentship.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

To apply you will normally have a first degree with first class honours (or equivalent) and a Master's degree at distinction level, in business/management or a discipline related to your research topic. We do not normally accept an MBA. Relevant experience is also taken into account.

Applicants are required to have an IELTS overall score of 7 at the time of application. In some circumstances the requirement will be applied flexibly and applicants will be assessed on a case by case basis. For example if an applicant has performed to distinction level in a dissertation although they have a grade below that specified above or if an applicant has an excellent proposal and relevant work experience for a considerable period of time.

Our PhD programme is highly competitive and for research studentships all applicants will be judged according to the same criteria, namely: record of academic and/or professional achievement; quality of their research proposal; and compatibility with the theme of the studentship.

FURTHER DETAILS AND APPLICATION PROCESS:

Candidates are encouraged to discuss their research proposal with a member of academic staff specialising in their research area. Details of academic staff and their research interests can be found on the School website at: http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/staff/index.html

For further details visit how to apply go to: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/howtoapply

For fees and funding: http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/phdprogramme/funding/index.html

General enquiries should be addressed to the PhD Administrator, Liselot Hertel at l.hertel@qmul.ac.uk

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2016. All short-listed applicants will be interviewed shortly after the closing date (either face-to-face or, in the case of overseas candidates, by Skype or telephone).

 

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