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QMUL Studentships + ESRC 1+3 or +3 PhD Studentships

The School of Business and Management, QMUL, invites applications for PhD Studentships, commencing September 2017.

23 November 2016

QMUL Studentships

We welcome applications in the following areas: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Employment Relations, Equality and Diversity, HRM, Management & Organization Studies, Public Management, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Monetary and Macroeconomics, Labour Economics, Public Economics, Information Management, International Business and Leadership.  

For more information on the schools research see;

Candidates must specify which research group they wish to join and identify potential supervisor(s) on their application form. Candidates are encouraged to discuss their research proposal with a member of academic staff specialising in their research area.

The Award

Queen Mary Studentships are open to suitably qualified candidates from the UK, EU and overseas for full-time study. The Studentships consist of the full cost of (home or overseas) fees and £16,296 a year for maintenance for 3 years.

ESRC 1+3 or +3 PhD Studentships

The School of Business and Management QMUL, invites applications to be put forward for ESRC 1+3 (MRes + PhD), +3 (PhD) Studentships commencing September 2017, through the London Interdisciplinary Social Science (LISS)  Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).

We welcome applications particularly under the following thematic pathways:  

Pathway 4: Economics, Finance & the World Economy
Pathway 5: Work, Organisations & Business Management
Pathway 13: Politics, Public Policy & Governance

Candidates must specify which thematic pathway and sub-pathway their proposed work is most closely affiliated with and identify potential supervisor(s) on their application form.

Visit to identify the sub-pathway that best fits your proposed research.

The Award

Eligibility for the ESRC awards is based on UK residency, although EU students not resident in the UK may apply for a fees only award. For further details, see:

The Studentships consist of the full cost of fees and £16,296 a year for maintenance for 3 years.

Candidate Profile

To apply, you will normally have a first degree with first class honours (or equivalent) and a Master's degree at distinction level, in business/management or a related discipline. Applicants are required to have an IELTS overall score of 7 at the time of application.

Queen Mary University of London is committed to the provision of equality of opportunity for all its students and staff. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race and ethnicity, sex, parental status, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation and gender identity, or age.

Application Deadline

The closing date for all applications is 31st January 2017, 17:00 GMT.

For full details on these studentships, please see

To apply for a 1+3 or +3 studentship with LISS DTP, you must simultaneously complete the online apllication to join an MRes or the PhD programme in the School of Business and Management. Please ensure that you complete your Case for Support form in collaboration with your proposed primary supervisor. We advise that you aim to submit your admissions application two weeks in advance of the 31 January deadline for your Case for Support form and references are received in a timely fashion.

For further details and how to apply please visit:

For general enquiries contact the PhD Administrator, Wahida Khanom (



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