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Warwick Finance Group - PhD in Finance and Econometrics

Why choose our PhD?

Finance is a well-established subject area within Warwick Business School; at the forefront of academic research and practice. Our faculty consistently publishes in top academic journals in Finance (The Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, among others), and in other related topics in Economics and Management.

We value our doctoral researchers and aim to attract students from across the globe who are independent thinkers. We particularly welcome applicants whose ambition is a career in academia. Our PhD Programme combines highly relevant and structured training in the first year with close mentorship from a team of supervisors to help you develop and deepen your chosen area of research.

Close collaboration between members of the group, faculty from WBS and other departments. and PhD students is common. Our PhD students also have the opportunity to obtain funding to attend conferences based on merit. They are also active members of the Group, and have the opportunity to gain both teaching and research experience as members of our community.

Essential Information about our programme:

Duration: 4 years.

Entry Requirements: Preferably First Class Honours (bachelors) degree (or equivalent). Master’s degree in a related subject.

The GRE or GMAT is not a formal requirement for admission, but for applications to the PhD in Finance and Econometrics it is strongly recommended.

English Language Requirements: See information in the following link.

Course Fees: The estimated tuition fees for 2019 entry to our Doctoral Programme are £4,347 for UK/EU full-time students. The estimated tuition fees for overseas students are £17,900 per year full-time.

When to Apply: Our programme is competitive, and, therefore, applying early is strongly recommended. For an application to be considered complete, all the supporting documentation must be provided. To be considered for all available scholarships, the application must be submitted by 18 January 2019. For more information about the deadlines of different scholarships please see the following link.

The final deadline for any consideration is 30 June 2019. An earlier application than this date is strongly recommmended. International students should apply at least one month before the last deadline. Apply online.

Course Content:

You will study six compulsory modules in Term 1, and six compulsory modules in Term 2.

Compulsory modules - Term 1:

Econometrics 1
Econometrics 2
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Asset Pricing 1
Corporate Finance 1


Compulsory modules - Term 2:

Qualitative Research Methods
Financial Econometrics
Asset Pricing 2
Corporate Finance 2
Advanced Topics in Finance 1
Advanced Topics in Finance 2

Finance Group
Room C2.36
Warwick Business School
Gibbet Hill Road
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL

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Fingroup@wbs.ac.uk