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Alliance Manchester Business School PhD Positionsin UK, 2016

Alliance Manchester Business School offers number of fully-funded scholarships for UK, EU and international students. The grant is available to PhD students on a competitive basis.

Alliance Manchester Business School is committed to recruiting the highest calibre PhD students from across the globe. With an excellent international reputation, we strive to produce graduates and researchers of distinction who attain the highest standards of academic excellence, contribute to their disciplines and typify Original Thinking Applied.



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Alliance Manchester Business School provides a thriving research environment, and the opportunity to work with the top international scholars in the full range of business and management disciplines, accounting and finance, and information systems. University normally have a range of studentships and bursaries available for students commencing their doctoral studies. University seeks exceptional students who will both benefit from, and make a contribution to, our research community.

English Language requirements (where required) are IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 623 (100 internet based test).

Course Level: The studentships are awarded to outstanding candidates wishing to commence their PhD studies at Alliance Manchester Business School in September 2016.

Study Subject: The studentships are provided in the field of Accounting and Finance; Business and Management; Science, Technology and Innovation Policy.

List of subjects:
PhD Accounting and Finance: Auditing and Accountability, Management Accounting

Market Based Accounting Research, Asset Pricing and Market Microstructure, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, Financial Econometrics

PhD Business and Management: Critical Management Studies, Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, International Business, Decision Science, Information Systems, Operational Research, Marketing, Innovation Management, Health Management, Organisational Studies, Fairness and Dignity at Work, Organisational Psychology, Data Science, Information Management

Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Innovation Policy, Strategy

PhD Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

Award: PhD studentships offer three years funding, including doctoral programme tuition fees and a stipend of approximately £14,000 per year, with enhanced bursaries up to £20,000 available for outstanding applicants. Students also receive a generous research support and conference allowance. All students will have access to a robust doctoral research training programme, dedicated research resources, training in transferable skills, visiting speaker seminar programme and associate with existing research centres and groups. In addition, all students are encouraged to undertake training and development in teaching and deliver teaching and/or research assistantship duties on a paid basis to further enhance their experience in preparation for their future careers.

Award can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: In order to apply for scholarship, you must follow the given criteria:
-Applicants must have obtained a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent) and hold or expect to obtain a Masters level qualification with Distinction. English Language requirements (where required) are IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 623 (100 internet based test).
-The studentships are awarded on a competitive basis to those applicants with an offer of a place on the PhD programme for September 2016.
-Candidates are strongly advised to submit their application as early as possible. Candidates who do not submit the required supporting documents by the specific deadlines will not be considered.

Nationality: UK and international students can apply for these endowments.

College Admission Requirement: To be considered for one of these awards, candidates should submit a PhD application and indicate the funding opportunities they wish to be considered for. Applicants must hold:
-A Bachelors degree or equivalent qualification
-A Masters degree
-The level of attainment for the Bachelors degree will normally be equivalent to that of a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours UK Bachelors degree. Professional qualifications and relevant experience may be taken into account for entry to a PhD programme where applicants do not have a Bachelors degree.
-All applicants must have a Masters degree.
-For the Masters degree, University require an overall grade of 60 or above; B or above; GPA of 3 or above. For those applying for the PhD in Accounting and Finance, please note that applicants are expected to hold a relevant Masters degree in finance, accounting or a cognate subject area. Normally we require performance at distinction level (70% or above) including any dissertation component; GPA of 3.3 or above; or equivalent.

Please Note: Qualifications from non-UK institutions must be equivalent to UK qualifications. Grading schemes of some institutions may vary – please provide an official grading scheme with your transcripts.

English Language Requirement: English Language requirements (where required) are IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 623 (100 internet based test).

Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2016

Supporting Material: In addition to the completed application, the following documents must be submitted:
-Statement of purpose
-Academic Transcript and Degree Certificate
-Academic references
-Final Year Modules – Applicants for Finance Related Programmes Only
-University Grading Scale
-Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership – MSc Organizational Psychology Applicants Only
-Proof of English language ability
-Copy of passport

How to Apply: Apply online, using the online application mode.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The initial application deadline is 1st February 2016 and final application deadline for September 2016 entry is 30 June 2016.

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