Doctoral Programme - Finance

Imperial College Business School

Program Description

Doctoral Programme - Finance

Imperial College Business School

Programme Benefits

A top global university

Imperial College Business School is at the centre of Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities in science, technology and healthcare. Our world-renowned faculty work collaboratively with colleagues from other departments across the college and, through the Doctoral programme, you will become a part of this network.

World-class faculty

Our faculty are leaders in their fields of business expertise. Work with some of the foremost academics in their fields, and have the opportunity to network further at research seminars and conferences.

Fully funded studentships

Helping the brightest minds provide practical solutions to complex problems, all students on the Doctoral programme are offered full funding.

Focus on skills

Core research training courses and specialist courses in the first year MRes provide you with a solid foundation for your academic career. Access to a wide range of professional and personal development opportunities, including training in teaching and assessment skills, will prepare you for a future career in academia.

Impact on industry

We believe that rigorous academic analysis can provide practical solutions to complex problems in society. Working closely with businesses and governments, we drive policy and practice through inspiring collaboration and research excellence.

Department of Finance

The Department of Finance welcomes applications from excellent candidates with a background in quantitative subjects including mathematics, statistics, economics and finance. As a doctoral student in the Department of Finance, you will work closely with faculty members and are encouraged to think creatively. The programme offers specialist courses to build your knowledge of theory and technical skills and equip you with the tools to carry out high quality theoretical and empirical research.

Research areas

Faculty and doctoral students are engaged in a wide range of research areas including:

  • Asset pricing
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial analysis
  • Investments
  • Risk management

Recent research covers derivative pricing and hedging, quantitative risk management and asset allocation, financial econometrics, stochastic volatility modelling, credit risk modelling, catastrophe risk analysis, M&A and private equity. Working in the Department of Finance will provide you with the opportunity to take part in cutting edge research in a collaborative environment with internal and external partnerships.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 12, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2016
5 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2016
United Kingdom London, England
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