Research course

Finance and Management

Institution
SOAS University of London · Financial and Management Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Graduate students in the PhD programme of the School of Finance and Management study towards the University of London PhD.

To be considered for the PhD programme in finance or management students must already have completed a good Masters degree in a relevant discipline and been awarded high grades. They must also submit an initial research proposal that demonstrates aptitude for academic research.

The full-time PhD programme normally requires three years of study in London.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The School of Finance and Management PhD programme provides supervision in a number of fields within finance and management. We concentrate on topics in fields which are actively being researched by faculty members. Currently the five principal areas are: corporate governance, finance, law, public policy and management, and regulation (in developed and developing countries) and sustainable development and agribusiness.

  • Corporate governance: finance, law, and regulation (in developed and developing countries)
  • Corporate finance: determinants of firms' capital structure
  • Finance and economic growth
  • Financial regulation, central banking and bank supervision
  • Public policy and management; public financial management
  • Management in China; Management in Japan; and Management in the Middle East and North Africa
View Current and Past PhD Theses in Finance and Management Studies View Discussion Papers by School of Finance and Management Staff

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website

Fees and funding

For details of postgraduate fees, please see SOAS website

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
study@soas.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7898 4700