PhD Scholarship in Financial Technology at University of Edinburgh Business School, 2020

PhD Scholarship in Financial Technology at University of Edinburgh Business School, 2020

The University of Edinburgh Business School is offering the PhD Scholarship in Financial Technology for the international students who want to accomplish a PhD degree in 2020.

This project will develop a methodology to incorporate a new type of digital data financial transactions into credit risk and affordability models.

The studentship will provide a full tuition fee and a stipend of £20,000 awarded annually over a four-year period. See below for full eligibility details and information on how to apply.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements for the PhD in Financial Technology.

  • Normally requires a minimum qualification (or expected qualification if you are a current Master’s student) of above-average academic achievement, quantified as 70% or above overall at the master’s level. For this project, you will require a distinction-level dissertation (or UK equivalent) in statistics, informatics, or econometrics.
  • Students with significant finance and tech industry experience, or with relevant professional qualifications and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in the programmes stated above will be given due consideration on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this project, please email phd@business-school.ed.ac.uk to discuss it further.

Application Deadline: October 28, 2019

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