Research course

Financial Technology

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

For entry to the PhD programme applicants must meet the following minimum academic qualifications:

  • Normally a postgraduate master's degree from an accredited institution in the UK or overseas. Applications may be accepted from those still currently studying for a Master’s degree; however, any offer will be conditional on the successful completion of the degree at the required standard.
  • Applicants must have evidence of above-average academic achievement (equal to or more than 70% overall) and normally a postgraduate Master's dissertation with distinction (or UK equivalent) in finance, economics, informatics, physics, mathematics, engineering and other relevant programmes with significant quantitative elements.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, informatics, physics, mathematics, engineering or other relevant programmes with significant quantitative elements will be given due consideration on a case-by-case basis, providing they have significant finance and technological industry experience, or relevant professional qualifications.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Based in the central campus at the University of Edinburgh, the Business School seeks to set the agenda across a wide range of business disciplines, with our research areas staffed by teams whose work has real influence in business, government, and the public sector.

The School has significant research expertise in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Management Science and Business Economics
  • Marketing
  • Organisation Studies
  • Strategy

We aim to provide a highly dynamic and supportive research environment for our large and diverse graduate community.

The Business School has received full research training accreditation both from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Research Support and Development Officer, Mrs Lindsey Singleton
Email
phd@business-school.ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 5337