Funding opportunities for PhD study at Leeds University Business School

Leeds University Business School

University of Leeds

Challenge thinking. Create Knowledge. Make an Impact

We are seeking excellent PhD candidates whose scholarship and innovative thinking will shape corporate, policy and social agendas and broaden our impact in the global research community.

We offer a distinctive PhD training programme and access to an expansive network of contacts and development opportunities which will shape your future career. Our PhD students are at the heart of our research community and contribute fully to the advancement of knowledge within the Business School.

Ranked 9th in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014), our expertise spans the areas of: Accounting and Finance, Economics, International Business, Management, Marketing and Work and Employment Relations.

Find out more about our areas of research expertise

Funding opportunities

We are currently advertising a range of funding opportunities for PhD study commencing in February 2019. Check out the range of scholarships available now

What type of person are we looking for?

Successful applicants to our PhD programme will normally be expected to demonstrate the following:

• An outstanding academic background with a Bachelors degree equivalent to at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1) and a British Masters degree (or equivalent qualification) passed at a Distinction or Upper Merit level
• Qualifications in cognate subjects, whether in areas matching the research specialisms of our Business School or in disciplines like mathematics, psychology, sociology or modern languages
• A commitment to working towards a top level professional career
• A strong sense of priorities and the ability to manage time well
• Enthusiasm to work with leading academics to further develop advanced research skills, including quantitative and/or qualitative skills
• An expectation of publishing in top level international journals

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Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries