Closing date: 30 November 2017
Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014), and has been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Founded in 1920, Swansea is a vibrant, research-led university at the forefront of academic and scientific discovery. The University's School of Management is a research-led, internationally focused centre of excellence for learning and the advancement of knowledge in Business and Economics. The School of Management has a growing international expertise in a broad range of research areas covered by Business Management, Accounting and Finance and Economics.
Based in a state of the art building on a new seafront campus, the School has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching, which is reflected by the successful REF2014 result. In REF2014, the School achieved an overall GPA of 2.93, positioning it in the top 30 (out of 102 submissions) amongst UK Business Schools. Continuing the success of REF2014, the School of Management is now focused on expanding its PGR community and is pleased to invite applications for funded PhDs (Graduate Teaching Assistantships).
The School offers a supportive and friendly environment in which to study that combines academic rigour with business relevance.
PhD proposals are welcome in any areas of research activity within the School of Management, including the following:
Applicants are encouraged to explore the research expertise of the School to ensure a good fit between PhD proposals and potential supervisors. Further information may be found at: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/som/research/.
Applicants should have a first class or upper second class (2.1) honours degree and an appropriate Master’s degree with at least a merit in a relevant subject area, preferably with a substantial research skills element.
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). Please note we only accept the IELTS test.
These studentships are available to UK, EU and international students. Each scholarship is valid for three years.
The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of £14,296 p.a.
Applications are open to UK/EU and international students, however only UK/EU fees will be covered by the studentship. International students will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU and international tuition fees.
Candidates should submit a CV, research proposal relating to one of the above specified areas, and a covering letter to:
Ms Amy Jones: Amy.E.Jones@swansea.ac.uk
The deadline for applications is 30 November 2017.
Informal enquiries about this project are welcome and may be directed to Amy Jones at the email address above.