PhD Programme in Accounting and Finance

Lancaster University

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The Division of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster College Administration College (LUMS) invitations purposes for full-time 4-year PhD Programme in Accounting and Finance. You may be working alongside world main teachers in a busy, thrilling and progressive division.

We’re searching for extremely motivated candidates who’ve a wonderful first diploma and excellent Grasp’s stage diploma efficiency. {Qualifications} must be in a associated self-discipline to your meant PhD research. You also needs to be dedicated to pursuing an instructional profession. We’re providing full-time studentships to start in October 2024. All studentships pay a beneficiant residing allowance and supply a payment waiver for 4 years.

Concerning the division

The division presents a wonderful analysis atmosphere, with a excessive stage of collegiality, subscriptions to state-of-the-art databases, a powerful seminar sequence, and a senior guests program. The Division of Accounting and Finance is likely one of the largest departments inside LUMS – a world-ranked worldwide enterprise faculty that’s extremely regarded by the Monetary Instances, QS, The Economist and extra. Within the 2014 and 2021 Analysis Excellence Framework, LUMS was ranked first within the UK for analysis energy and is one among few enterprise colleges whose programmes are accredited by the three main worldwide enterprise faculty accreditation our bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

PhD college students are required to finish a portfolio of PhD stage programs and seminars masking finance idea, econometrics, and analysis methodology. Upon efficiently finishing the course work, you’ll then analysis and write a thesis on a subject, which you’re captivated with. Two topic specialists will supply detailed supervision to make sure it should contribute new data to the tutorial neighborhood. Additionally, you will have the chance to achieve worldwide expertise by visiting a number one US/European faculty with experience in a related analysis space. We provide a wonderful atmosphere for PhD research, together with devoted workplace house, funding of convention and analysis visits, entry to many specialised databases, in addition to scientific computing services and IT help.

The Division has been constantly investing in its doctoral programme for a few years. It has developed complete PhD coaching programs to allow our PhD graduates to reach the job market. Aside from coaching delivered by our personal wonderful school, our division usually invitations distinguished visiting professors from one of the best universities on the planet to ship doctoral tutorials on specialised analysis matters. Our PhD college students have the privilege of being educated by world-leading students and have in depth alternatives to seek the advice of exterior specialists.

In recent times, our PhD graduates have efficiently joined many wonderful universities, analysis centres and establishments, together with Australian Nationwide College, Bocconi College, Chinese language College of Hong Kong, Durham College, LSE, College of Liverpool, College of Manchester, Monash College, and Warwick College.


Eligibility for this studentship will embrace Dwelling and Abroad candidates, and shall be topic to the standard tutorial (e.g., a related Masters diploma (UK or equal) with Distinction stage efficiency, each total and within the dissertation; and a Bachelors diploma with First-Class Honours) and English language entry standards. Profitable candidates can have the potential to provide world class analysis sooner or later and be capable of undertake necessary instructing duties inside LUMS throughout the interval of their studentship.

Vital deadlines:

We recruit candidates on a steady foundation. 

Deadline of ESRC & LUMS scholarships: fifteenth February 2024.

We shall be reviewing the purposes obtained after this date as they could nonetheless be eligible for funding from a division. Nonetheless, to maximise your possibilities of receiving a scholarship, we advise all candidates to submit their utility as quickly as attainable.

Extra particulars about our doctoral programmes, entry necessities and utility course of could be discovered at:

On-line data session:

We’re inviting you to attend a web-based data session about LUMS PhD programmes on Thursday eleventh January 2024, 12:00 – 13:30 (GMT). Potential college students will get hold of details about our PhD programme and the applying course of, funding, our world-leading analysis, residing in Lancaster, and job alternatives after commencement. To attend, please register through PhD at Lancaster College Administration College On-line Info Session – Occasions – Lancaster College ( The web data session shall be introduced by school and topic Doctoral Administrators.

To submit an utility, go to:

If in case you have any questions, please contact PhD Director, Dr Chelsea Yao by e-mail on [email protected]

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