Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold, or be studying for, a master’s degree, but applicants with a first class honours degree without a master’s would be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

The School of Management has a thriving community of doctoral students and provides a supportive and friendly environment in which to pursue PhD studies in finance research.

Our finance research includes a range of exciting projects, These include:

  • the application of Hawkes processes to analyse a range of issues in finance including asset pricing and the calculation of insurance premiums
  • exploration of housing market dynamics within the UK
  • the modelling and analysis of financial market volatility and risk using high-frequency international data
  • the analysis and extension of conventional quantitative tools and techniques in response to the volatility exhibited by financial series.

Information for international students

Non-native English speakers will need a recent IELTS test with an overall score of at least 6.5 (with no individual component below 6.5).

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

School of Management
+44 (0)1792 205678