Research paper in Finance

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Teacher responsible

Professor Michael Burkart


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

Students produce a research paper, between 6,000 and 8,000 words, related to the student's designated major field, to be submitted at the end of September of Year 1 for Route 2 students, and at the end of September of Year 2 for Route 1 students.


There are no direct teaching hours.

Formative coursework

Feedback on progress will be provided by the student's PhD Supervisor.


Other (100%).

A research paper of 6-8,000 words in length (100%).

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2016/17: 7

Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable

Controlled access 2016/17: No

Value: One Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Application of information skills
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills