Research paper in Finance

This information is for the 2018/19 session.

Teacher responsible

Professor Michael Burkart


This course is compulsory on the MRes/PhD in Finance. 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.


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 2017/18: 4

Average class size 2017/18: Unavailable

Controlled access 2017/18: 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