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Finance - PhD University of Kent

UK

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Course info

Summary

PhD students within the Finance group addresses academically interesting and practical contemporary issues in finance and banking. Staff research interests include: derivatives pricing and risk management; financial econometrics; international banking; financial regulation; corporate finance; asset pricing and real-estate modelling.

Overview

PhD students may join the Centre for Quantitative Finance, which researches contemporary issues in financial markets requiring a quantitative approach. The main role of the centre is to carry out research that fills the gap between academia and current problems faced by the industry, whether in conducting comparative studies on pricing and risk management methodologies, or designing improved financial products that can serve the wider community better, or simply being the first stop for policy makers, hedge funds or finance houses where they could commission quantitative studies on topics they do not have expertise on.

Careers

The KBS PhD programme is designed to provide a thorough training for research careers in academia or industry. Our students generally take up academic appointments in UK or international higher education institutions or work in policy or industry settings.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Finance - PhD.

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

£16,800.00 (17,26,506) per year

For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21, 17-Jan-22, 09-May-22

Venue

Canterbury Campus

University of Kent,

Canterbury,

Kent,

CT2 7NZ, England

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

£16,800.00 (17,26,506) per year

For students continuing on this programme fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21, 17-Jan-22, 09-May-22

Venue

Medway Campus

University of Kent at Medway,

The Medway Building Chatham Maritime,

Chatham,

Medway,

ME4 4AG, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students should hold a 2.1 at undergraduate level and a Merit at Master’s level in a relevant discipline, from a UK or other approved university and/or equivalent. You must submit a research proposal of approximately 1,500 words on your intended topic. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. IELTS: 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component). TOEFL: 90 overall (with a minimum of 22 in R&S; 21 in W; 20 in L).

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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