The Business School at the Middlesex University offers The Business School Research Studensthips for the year 2010/11 in UK

The Business School at the Middlesex University offers The Business School Research Studensthips for the year 2010/11 in UK

Applications are invited from highly motivated and academically excellent UK/EU or OS candidates for a number of research studentships in any area of Business, Economics, Finance, Management or Law, available for a September/October 2010 start. They are offered on a full-time basis and cover a maintenance award, fee payments and research support costs. The Scholarships are for four years, subject to satisfactory progress. The level of the maintenance element of the Scholarships is linked to the level of corresponding awards made by UK research councils and is subject to regular review. Maintenance payments from 1 Oct 2010 will be £13,590 per annum. The Scholarships are free of both tax and national insurance contributions. In addition to work on the doctoral research project, successful applicants will be expected to contribute to associated activities within the School.


We are looking for mature, highly motivated applicants who may come from a variety of academic backgrounds ranging from Management, Economics, Finance and Accounting to Engineering and Mathematics and command excellent analytical, problem solving and verbal skills.
Applicants must have a minimum of a first or an upper second class honours degree or equivalent, and preferably a good master degree, in a relevant area. If your first language is not English, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 7 or TOEFL 585 (paper-based); 240 (computer-based).

Application process:

This is an important part of your application in which you outline the direction you would like to pursue in your doctoral research. The research proposal should include an abstract, the research objectives, the proposed research methodology, a summary review of the relevant literature and current understanding or knowledge and an indication of how the proposed research will contribute to the discipline. You should also provide an outline work plan for the period of research. You are also asked to comment on why you wish to pursue this research and what you feel you will bring to it. The research proposal should be a maximum of 5 sides of A4.
Applicants should submit:
a completed application form [Microsoft Word document 110kB];
a full CV;
a covering letter with details of 2 academic referees;
an outline of their proposal (2-3 pages) including a short bibliography.
You can also email your application to Late applicants will not be considered.

Application Form:

Please visit

Mailing Address:

Patricia Babatunde
Middlesex University Research & Business Office
The Burroughs
London NW4 4BT
United Kingdom

Further Information:

For informal enquiries on the application process or to request a paper copy of the application form, please contact Patricia Babatunde. Please do not approach academic staff directly; all applications must come through the Research and Business Office.

Application Deadline:

18th June 2010.


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