Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast


Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; a diploma or equivalent qualification may be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to have either obtained their degree in a majority English speaking country or to have achieved a suitable IELTS or TOEFL qualification.

Course modules

There are 3 main areas of research each with sub areas these are: Economic and financial institutions: corporate governance and law; historical asset pricing; the evolution of banking regulation; UK equity markets in the 19th and 20th centuries; UK financial institutions in the 19th and 20th centuries; financial markets: capital structure behaviour in UK quoted firms; demographic change and international capital flows; directors' share dealings and company performance; equity, bond, foreign exchange and derivative markets; long memory, heterogeneity and trend-chasing in financial prices; price discovery in bond markets; not-for-profit financial institutions: diversification options for not-for-profit financial institutions; efficiency and performance of not-for-profit financial institutions; networks and co-operation benefits for not-for-profit financial institutions.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,466 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 10,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's University Belfast Belfast BT7 1NN Northern Ireland

Key information

The Research Secretary, Queen�s University Management School
Telephone number: 
028 9097 5381