Research course


University of Sussex · School of Business, Management and Economics

Entry requirements

You're normally expected to have a Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree.

You may also be considered for this course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show evidence of long-term work experience in a related area.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

Create research that has an impact on emerging agendas in business, education and government. You’ll work with expert faculty who focus on the practical problems relevant to market practitioners and policy-makers.

We develop innovative risk and pricing models that are used in the industry, most recently we have contributed to the improvement of the design and pricing of complex financial products. Our contributions have led to improvements in the risk management of popular financial innovations such as variance swaps.

Information for international students

English language requirements - IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1273 678 169