Research paper in Finance

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

PhD Programme Director


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.


Research paper (100%).

The research paper will be 6-8,000 words in length.

Key facts

Department: Finance

Total students 2018/19: 6

Average class size 2018/19: Unavailable

Controlled access 2018/19: 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