Alliance Manchester Business School PhD Studentships 2020-21

Type of award


Managing department

Alliance Manchester Business School


Programme tuition fees and stipend of approx. £15,000 per year

Specified use

All students will have access to a robust doctoral research training programme, dedicated research resources, training in transferable skills, visiting speaker seminar programme, and associate with existing research centres and groups. In addition, all students are encouraged to undertake training and development in teaching and deliver teaching and/or research assistantship duties on a paid basis to further enhance their experience in preparation for their future careers.

Tenable period

Up to 3 years

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

To be confirmed

Funding provider

Alliance Manchester Business School

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate research

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Management
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

Academic requirements

Applicants must have obtained a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent) and hold or expect to obtain a Masters level qualification with Distinction. English Language requirements (where required) are IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 100 (internet based test), or Pearson Test of English (66 or above).

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Other eligibility criteria

Applicants must hold an offer of study at The University of Manchester before applying for this funding.

Application procedure

To be considered for one of these awards, candidates should submit a PhD application and indicate that they wish to be considered for this funding opportunity.

Application form

Closing date

The scholarship application deadline is 27 March 2020.

Only candidates who hold an offer of admission for the PhD programme for September 2020 entry can be considered for this studentship.

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