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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About the PhD in Finance programme

The Cass Finance Faculty is one of the largest in the world. On the PhD in Finance programme, you have the opportunity to join a thriving and international faculty.

Benefits

It comprises over 50 full-time faculty conducting state-of-the-art research in all key areas of finance and it is located within the City of London, the world's most prominent financial centre. No other PhD programme in Finance gives you such access to the City of London.

The unique and direct access to leading figures from the real world of finance enables us to blend the latest theory and thinking with the latest real-world experience and developments within the PhD in Finance.

Research Areas

Our research covers all the core areas of finance – asset pricing, corporate finance and financial markets.

It also reflects our strengths in:

Accounting
Banking and international finance
Mathematical finance and financial econometrics
Real estate
Shipping finance.

As such, our Finance PhD students carry out research in a wide variety of areas but the faculty fosters a collaborative and engaging approach to research and you will meet many inspiring academics and experts.

Application deadline

30 April 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9

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