We are currently delivering hybrid teaching during the 2020/21 academic year due to Covid-19 restrictions. We will continue to update you on the teaching you can expect when you start your degree in 2021.
By successfully completing our PhD in Finance, you will be able to:
- Produce an original piece of work which makes a significant contribution to knowledge in, or understanding of, the field of finance
- Demonstrate an exceptional knowledge of the field of finance and relevant literature
- Present the results of your research in a critical and scholarly way
- Produce material worthy of publication
Training and Development
Our doctoral students work closely with their supervisory team, and are offered top-level training opportunities throughout their studies.
Research towards a PhD in Finance is underpinned and supported by our doctoral training programme. A large number of seminars and workshops delivered by eminent experts from around the world will be available throughout the year, providing ample opportunity for advanced learning and networking.
During your first year of study you will undertake a minimum of 80 credits of taught courses to build your research skills and the knowledge required for your area of study.
You will be guided by your supervisors and the Research Support Office on which courses are most appropriate, and how to join.
|Course Code||Course Name||Semester||Credits|
|CMSE11494||Introduction to Research in Business||1||20|
|CMSE11388||Foundations of Econometrics||1||20|
|CMSE11389||Applications of Econometrics||2||20|
|CMSE11509||Empirical Asset Pricing||Flexible||20|
|Recommended Optional Courses|
|CMSE11442||Supervised Reading: Refining the Proposal||Flexible||20|
|BUST11231||Supervised Reading: Literature Review||Flexible||20|
|CMSE11443||Supervised Reading: Methods 1||Flexible||20|
|CMSE11444||Supervised Reading: Methods 2||Flexible||20|
|CMSE11523||Strategy Processes, Practices, and Power||2||20|
|CMSE11511||Innovation and Entrepreneurship Masterclass||2||10|
|PGSP11110||Analysing Qualitative Data||2||20|
|SCIL11009||Core Quantitative Data Analysis 1 and 2||1||20|
|PGSP11017||Explanation and Understanding in Social and Political Research||2||20|
|PGSP11321||Intermediate Inferential Statistics: Testing and Modelling||2||20|
|PGSP11188||Qualitative Methods and Ethnographic Fieldwork||2||20|
|PGSP11016||Research Skills in the Social Sciences: Data Collection||1||20|
Full programme details can be found on the University Degree Programme Tables website.