2013 PhD Studentships in Management and Business Studies at Cardiff University in UK

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ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre (Wales DTC) offers PhD studentships. Five fully-funded PhD studentships are offered in the field of management and business studies for the 2013/14 academic year, commencing in late September 2013. Applicants with a first-class or very good upper second honours degree, or a master’s degree with an average mark of at least 65% can apply. Eligible applicants should submit their applications till 15th March 2013.

Study Subject(s):  Applications are invited for research in any of the identified management and business potential research topics or in any of the specialized areas of research covered by each section:- accounting and finance, human resource management, logistics and operations management and marketing and strategy.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree at Cardiff University, UK.
Scholarship Provider: ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre (Wales DTC), UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: University is seeking exceptional applicants with a first-class or very good upper second Honours degree, or a Masters degree with an average mark of at least 65%.  Both UK and EU applicants may apply. EU nationals who have been ordinarily resident in the UK throughout the three-year period immediately preceding the start date of an award (including for the purpose of full-time education) are eligible for a full award.  Other EU nationals are eligible for a fees-only award.

Scholarship Open for International Students: EU (Non UK), UK students can apply for the position.

Scholarship Description: cardiff university copyCardiff Business School, supported by the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre (Wales DTC) invites applications for five fully-funded PhD studentships in Management and Business Studies for the 2013/14 academic year, commencing late September 2013. Awards are available on either a 1+3 or +3 basis. A 1+3 studentship provides funding for four years, completing the MSc Social Science Research Methods in year one, followed by the three-year PhD phase. A +3 studentship provides funding for three years only, and assumes that the applicant will already have completed research training via an ESRC-recognised MSc degree (please see ESRC guidance on this).

Number of awards available: 5 PhD studentships are available in Management and Business Studies at Cardiff University, UK.

Duration of Awards: Awards are available on either a 1+3 or +3 bases. A 1+3 studentship provides funding for four years, completing the MSc Social Science Research Methods in year one, followed by the three-year PhD phase. A +3 studentship provides funding for three years only, and assumes that the applicant will already have completed research training via an ESRC-recognised MSc degree (please see ESRC guidance on this).

What does it cover? Studentships will commence in late September 2013 and will cover applicants tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant (currently £13,590 p.a.) and additional Research Training Support Grant (RTSG – currently £750 p.a. in the PhD phase) for three/four years for full-time students. Enhanced stipends £3,000 pa above the standard rate may also be awarded to 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students who undertake advanced quantitative training at Master’s level and throughout the PhD.

How to Apply: Applications can be submitted via Cardiff’s Online Application Service. Please indicate in the ‘Funding’ section of the Online Application Form that you are applying for an ESRC PhD Studentship in Management and Business Studies.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applicants should ensure that their application and all supporting documents reach Wales DTC no later than Friday March 15, 2013.

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