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The University of Edinburgh: Financial Technology
|Institution||The University of Edinburgh View institution profile|
|Department||Business School View department profile|
As part of a world-renowned University, triple accredited (AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS) and ranked 5th in the UK for research power (Times Higher Education, 2022) within Business and Management, our Business School provides a dynamic and supportive research environment for our large and diverse graduate community.
The Business School's research mission is to produce theory-led, practically relevant research that addresses contemporary organisational and management challenges faced by businesses, public organisations, regulatory bodies, and policy-makers.
Our research subject groups The School has significant research expertise in the following disciplines:
Accounting and Finance
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Management Science and Business Economics
Our research themes Staff across these six disciplinary subject groups work together to carry out research under the following themes:
Climate Change and Sustainability
Leadership, Organisations, and Society
Research centres and networks Our Centres and Networks bring together established and new researchers to develop and disseminate new knowledge.
Interdisciplinary research The Business School has capitalised on opportunities afforded by our Edinburgh location and cultivated links with other parts of the University to develop and lead new areas of expertise, in financial services and FinTech, creative industries, and digital tourism.
The School has links with other schools at the University, including Social and Political Studies, Mathematics and Law, allowing students with cross-disciplinary interests to find expertise, support and supervision.
Your research As a doctoral researcher, you will have the opportunity to pursue original research and make a significant contribution to your chosen field.
The strength of your application for our programme depends on the fit of your proposal with the School’s research mission and themes, and particularly how it fits with the research interests of our academic staff.
We therefore strongly recommend you make contact with a potential supervisor before applying. Check out the links to our research disciplines and themes above to find one of our academic colleagues you would be interested to work with, who would have the expertise to support your studies.
When approaching a potential supervisor please ensure you give them an up-to-date CV and a draft research proposal. If you are not sure who to approach, please contact our admissions team (contact details can be found in the ‘Further information’ section).
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
|Level||SCQF Level 12|
Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.
About the University of Edinburgh Business School
The University of Edinburgh Business School sits at the heart of the University, ranked 22nd in the world (QS, 2024), and of Scotland’s magnetic capital city. The Business School upholds a long tradition of top-grade teaching, stand-out research, and community connection, first welcoming students in October 1919. The Business School’s portfolio of postgraduate degrees explores critical themes that drive positive impact, including Climate Change Finance & Investment and Finance, Technology, & Policy. The MBA programme flexes to fit the needs of students, welcoming new members to an expansive, international network. With world-leading …View Profile
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