PhD Seminar in Finance

This information is for the 2017/18 session.


This course is compulsory on the MRes/PhD in Finance (Route 1) and MRes/PhD in Finance (Route 2). This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

This is a seminar course for PhD students in the early stages of their research to present their work in progress. Outside speakers may also be invited from time to time.


10 hours of seminars in the MT. 10 hours of seminars in the LT.

Other meetings to be arranged as necessary.


Essay (100%, 10000 words) in the LT.

A 10,000 word essay on a topic to be agreed with the student's supervisor. This essay is to be submitted by the end of the ST of the third year of registration for Route 1 students, and by the end of the ST of the second year of registration for Route 2 students.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2016/17: 8

Average class size 2016/17: 8

Value: One Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Specialist skills