£15,609 Leeds University Business School Marketing PhD Scholarship

Written by David on January 30, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Business and Management
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Woodhouse, Leeds LS2 9JT, United Kingdom

Up to three scholarships are available for UK and international students interested in pursuing a PhD at Leeds University Business School’s Marketing Department. Marketing doctoral research students will learn how to conduct research that pushes the boundaries of the discipline and answers business and marketing challenges using cutting-edge research methods and approaches. They’ll learn how to convey their findings to policymakers, practitioners, and academics by deriving implications from their study findings.

The PhD program assists doctoral research students in developing abilities in the analysis of various sorts of data utilizing a variety of techniques and methods. Furthermore, doctorate research students are expected to attend and participate in seminars, workshops, and conferences organized by the Marketing Department, as well as the Doctoral College and the Leeds University Business School. This serves to expose doctoral research students to fresh research ideas and procedures, as well as generate a stimulating environment for creative thinking and academic research effect.



About the Scholarship:

The University of Leeds, founded in 1904, is one of the UK’s major higher education institutions, with over 39,000 students from over 170 countries, including 9,000 international students. Leeds University boasts a global network of approximately 270,000 alumni from over 190 countries, including six Nobel laureates, and is ranked in the top 40 most international universities in the world (Times Higher Education 2019). Leeds is one of the most popular universities in the UK to apply to, having been ranked in the top ten most targeted universities by graduate recruiters in the UK (The Graduate Market in 2019, High Fliers Research) and third in the UK for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018).

Leeds is a world top-100 institution (QS World University Rankings, 2020) and a member of the distinguished Russell Group. It is known for the excellence of its teaching and research. You’ll be studying alongside internationally recognized and inspirational professors working at the cutting edge of their areas from day one; some will even have written your textbooks. We can invest in the best facilities and recruit teaching personnel who are actively involved in pioneering research thanks to our research power and the funding that comes with it. Leeds also has one of the most diverse course offerings in the UK, with over 300 undergraduate and 200 postgraduate taught programs spread throughout our seven faculties. Leeds, West Yorkshire, is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city in the heart of the United Kingdom, with the University campus only a ten-minute walk from the city center. Leeds is well-connected both nationally and internationally, with strong road, rail, and air connections. It offers everything you’d expect from the UK’s third-largest and fastest-growing metropolis, including gorgeous, easily accessible countryside. Leeds is also the UK’s second largest corporate center after London, as well as one of the country’s most popular and inexpensive student cities The Sunday Times has rated Leeds city center as one of the greatest places to live in the UK for 2019.

The University of Leeds provides catered and self-catered housing for international students on and off campus, as well as some of the most sophisticated campus facilities in the UK, including cutting-edge teaching spaces, laboratories, libraries, and research and sports facilities. Leeds University Union, which has won numerous awards, is one of the greatest and most active student unions in the country. There is something for everyone, regardless of their interests, with over 300 student-led groups and societies. The school was founded in 1874 and has a long history. It is now housed on the university’s Western Campus, a mile from the city center, in the Maurice Keyworth building, which dates from the nineteenth century and was once Leeds Grammar School. 3,700 students from over 100 countries are enrolled, including 1,900 undergraduates, 1,700 master’s students, and 100 postgraduate researchers.


BScs in accounting and finance; banking and finance; business analytics; business economics, economics, economics and finance, economics and management, international business, international business and finance, international business and marketing; BAs in business management; business management and human resource management; business management with marketing and human resource management are available at the undergraduate level.

Accounting and finance, actuarial finance, banking and international finance, finance and investment, financial mathematics, financial risk management, business analytics and decision sciences, information systems and information management, economics, economics and finance, enterprise and entrepreneurship, global strategy and innovation management, international business, and management are just a few of the master’s degree programs available. MAs in advertising and marketing, corporate communications, marketing and public relations, and human resource management are also available. The Leeds MBA, full-time MBA, executive MBA, PhD, MA by research, and executive education are among the other programmes available.

Leeds Business School features a number of research centers organized into distinct categories. The Applied Institute of Research in Economics (AIRE), the Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF), the Centre for Decision Research (CDR), the Credit Management Research Centre (CMRC), and the International Banking Institute are all involved in “decision making, economic sustainability, and finance” (IBI). The Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL), the Global and Strategic Marketing Research Centre (GLOSMARC), the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC), and the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds all fall under the heading of “International business and marketing” (BCI).

Scholarship Sponsor(s):  Leeds University Business School

Host Country(s): United Kingdom

Scholarship Worth: £15,609

Study Level: Phd

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  1. The award will pay the full cost of tuition at the University of Leeds at the normal rate.
  2. A UKRI maintenance grant (£15,609 in Session 2021/22) at the normal rate.


Eligibility for Scholarship 

Candidates should have a first-class or good upper-second-class undergraduate degree in order to be considered. They need also have a British Master’s degree (or an equivalent degree from an overseas university) or an equivalent professional certificate in an applicable academic discipline with a minimum average score of 60% (or equivalent).

The IELTS 7.0 overall with at least 6.0 in each component (reading, writing, hearing, and speaking) or equivalent is the minimal English language entry criterion for research postgraduate research study at Leeds University Business School. To be valid, the test must be taken within two years of the course’s commencement date.



The Leeds University Business School Marketing PhD Scholarship is open to all international students


Application Procedure

Stage 1: Fill out a study application form to apply for a research study location. If English is not your first language, you must complete our qualifying standards for PhD candidates, which includes English language requirements. Proceed to stage 2 once you have obtained your student ID number (a 9-digit number).

Stage 2: Submit an application for a Leeds University Business School Marketing Department scholarship by completing the scholarship application form. By 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11th, 2022, you must have submitted your scholarship application.


Admission deadline:  

The application deadline for Leeds University Business School Marketing PhD Scholarship is March 11, 2022


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