PhD Programme

Fees and Funding

Fees
The estimated tuition fee for 2017 entry to our Doctoral Programme is £4,270 for UK/EU full-time students and £2,473 for UK/EU part-time students. The estimated tuition fees for overseas students are £16,000 per year (full-time only).

Fees are for a single year of study, are normally payable at the start of each year of tuition, and are subject to change in further years of study. For information on living costs see the University's cost of living pages.

Click here for information regarding EU student tuition fees for new students starting in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Funding
For information on funding, including University awards, please see the Graduate School pages.

Chancellor's International Scholarship
Overseas applicants are strongly advised to apply for a 
Chancellor’s International Scholarship.

You must have applied for the PhD Programme and indicated that you wish to be considered for this scholarship by no later than 18 January 2017. In order to apply for the Chancellor’s Scholarship, which is administered by the University, you will need to have received an offer for the programme you wish to study via the Doctoral Programme Office, WBS.

The WBS deadline for all documentation to be submitted for scholarship consideration is 18 January 2017. However, you will note from the University website that the date for uploading documents for the scholarship is 1 February 2017; this deadline relates to the scholarship application only, not the programme application. 

You must have submitted all your application documents by 18 January 2017, if not before.

ESRC Scholarships
Overseas applicants are strongly advised to apply for a 
ESRC Scholarships. The ESRC have scholarships available for applicants to the PhD programme available to Home and EU students only. The deadline to apply for these is 24 January 2017. You must apply directly to the ESRC for these scholarships. Please could you also indicate in your application to the programme that you have applied to the ESRC. Details on available ESRC scholarships can be found here.

We consider applications from all areas of Business and Management, including the Warwick Institute of Employment Research (IER), and Finance.

WBS Scholarships
There are a number of scholarships open to full-time applicants for the PhD in Business and Management Programme, and the PhD in Finance and Econometrics Programme, regardless of nationality.

Award holders are required to undertake some teaching and related duties up to a maximum of 110 hours per annum as part of their scholarship conditions. The scholarships normally cover fees at the Home/EU rate plus stipend for 4 years.

WBS Masters Scholarships
There are a number of scholarships specifically for current WBS students studying a WBS Masters programme and wishing to start the PhD programme in October 2017. These are open to full-time applicants for the PhD in Business and Management Programme, and the PhD in Finance and Econometrics Programme, regardless of nationality.

Award holders are required to undertake some teaching and related duties up to a maximum of 110 hours per annum as part of their scholarship conditions. The scholarships normally cover fees at the Home/EU rate plus stipend for 4 years. You must have applied for the PhD Programme and indicated that you wish to be considered for this scholarship by no later than Monday 3 April 2017.

Deadlines for applications to the PhD programme, and scholarship application deadlines, can be found here.

 

PhD Studentship in Data Science - Measuring and predicting human behaviour with online data

Data Science Lab, Behavioural Science Group

We are seeking to recruit a creative and highly motivated prospective PhD student who is fascinated by the relationship between data on the Internet and real world behaviour. The student will join the Data Science Lab at Warwick Business School and work towards a PhD supervised by Tobias Preis and Suzy Moat.

Our work so far has investigated how data from Google, Wikipedia, Instagram and Twitter can be used to measure and predict economic behaviour, criminal activity and reactions to disasters. Applicants who wish to join us should have strong programming skills, experience with statistics or machine learning and exciting ideas with which we can develop this research stream. You will also need a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline. 

The application deadline for this studentship is Wednesday 1 March 2017.

Download the complete studentship information document.

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PhD Studentship in Economic Modelling - Economic statistics, and measurement and understanding of the macroeconomy

Economic Modelling & Forecasting group

We are seeking to recruit a PhD student who is interested in economic statistics, and measurement and understanding of the macroeconomy. The student will contribute to Warwick Business School’s partnership with the ONS funded Economics Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE). ESCoE is a joint initiative between the National Institute of Economic and Social Research who will host the Centre, Cambridge, King’s College London, Nesta, Strathclyde and Warwick Business School.

The successful candidate will be supervised by Professors James Mitchell and Ana Galvao of the Economic Modelling & Forecasting group at Warwick Business School. The student’s research will contribute to and complement an ESCoE funded project on better modelling and communicating the uncertainty and limitations around economic statistics.

The application deadline for this studentship is Friday 24 March 2017.

View the complete studentship information.

PhD Studentships in Healthcare Improvement

Warwick Business School, NIHR and CLAHRC collaborative project

Applications are invited for 4 year PhD studentships based at Warwick Business School, to study healthcare improvement. These PhD studentships are linked to a National Institute of Healthcare Research (NIHR) funded five year initiative (2014-2018), Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West Midlands (CLAHRC).

Applications for PhD studentships are invited, focusing upon organisation and management interventions, which might support healthcare improvement in these domains. Indicatively, PhD students might focus upon: knowledge mobilisation, specifically absorptive capacity; leadership; patient and public involvement; behavioural science; (lean) re-engineering of healthcare services; entrepreneurship and innovation; human resource management; strategic change.

The application deadline for this studentship is Monday 1 May 2017.

Download the complete studentship information document.

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