PhD Studentships, Cass Business School, City University London, UK

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35 PhD Studentships at Cass Business School - City University London

Deadline for completed applications is March 12, 2010 (completed applications means including all references). Therefore you must submit your application to Cass Business School early enough to allow us time to collect your references by March 12. Further details of the Cass PhD bursaries are available here.

35 City University Research Studentships are available for entry in September 2010.

Deadline for completed applications is February 22, 2010 (completed applications means including all references). Therefore you must submit your application to Cass Business School early enough to allow us time to collect your references by February 22. Further details of City University Research Studentships are available here.

You should hold a good undergraduate degree and have a track record of high academic achievement. Most of our students have a Masters degree but this is not a formal requirement.

Our students have a variety of academic backgrounds ranging from Accounting, Actuarial Science and Economics to Engineering, Finance, Management and Mathematics. We are looking for mature, highly motivated individuals with excellent analytical, problem solving and verbal skills.

Research Proposal
Please provide details of your intended research proposal in support of your application. This is an important part of your application in which you outline up to 2 research directions you would like to pursue in your PhD.

Before preparing your proposal you should familiarize yourself with the research interests of Cass academics (Cass Experts) to make sure that your research is aligned with their expertise.

The research proposal should include an abstract, the research objectives, the proposed research methodology, a summary review of the relevant literature and current understanding or knowledge and an indication of how the proposed research will contribute to the discipline. You should also provide an outline work plan for the period of research including consideration of approval of any research ethics implications. You are also asked to comment on why you wish to pursue this research and what you feel you will bring to it. The research proposal should be a maximum of 3 sides of A4. In addition, if you wish to be considered for a University Studentship, you should provide a non-technical summary of your proposed research. This summary should be no more than 400 words.

Academic References
You will provide names and e-mails of two referees who know your work well and can comment on your aptitude for critical thinking and original research within a well-defined framework. We will contact the referees once you have submitted you application.

English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language you will be required to submit an official TOEFL or IELTS transcript as part of your application. In addition, we will monitor your English language skills throughout the admissions process.

At the initial stage of your application we will accept electronic copies of your official transcripts. If your application is successful we will require you to send us the original hard copies before a final offer of place is made.

Applications should be made online only.

PhD Application Process

Important dates
The next entry to the PhD Programme is September 2010. Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2010.


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