University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Finance

The programme offers a choice between practice-and research-oriented study opportunities. Finance research focuses on corporate governance in emerging markets, advanced financial econometrics, financial risk management and mathematical finance. The Department has expertise in market risk analysis, portfolio optimisation and in industry-related mathematical research such as real option and decision analysis, multi-asset option pricing, new simulation methods, stochastic volatility and hedging. Research in financial accounting has an international focus, particularly in the area of financial reporting practices, regulatory systems and global standardisation. It is applied to a range of private, public and non-profit organisations.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree. Long-term work experience in a related area may be considered as a suitable alternative. Applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with not less than 6.0 in each section. Pearson Test of English (academic) 62 overall, with at least 56 in all 4 skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Part-time - 3 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years

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