The Queen’s Management School at Queen’s University Belfast is pleased to announce the availability of a full-time, three-year PhD scholarship for the academic year 2022-2023.
If you want to pursue a PhD program in economics, accounting, finance, or management at QUB, both international and domestic students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. This scholarship is open to students who have a UK 2.1 Honours degree, a UK master’s degree, or its international equivalent. For three years of study, the scholarship will most likely cover tuition and a living stipend.
About the Scholarship:
The University of Queen’s Belfast University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of Universities and is located in Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Queen’s University was founded in 1845 and received formal university status in 1908. There are currently 24,000 students enrolled from over 80 countries, and the University was recently ranked 23rd on the Times Higher Education list of the world’s 100 most international universities. The University has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education five times, and it is a Top 50 UK employer for women, as well as a leader among UK universities in addressing the unequal representation of women in science and engineering. Queen’s University Belfast places a strong emphasis on employability, with programs like Degree Plus that recognize extracurricular activities and work experience as part of a degree, as well as numerous career workshops with employers and alumni. The University is proudly international, and it is a popular destination for American Fulbright Scholars. Queen’s University Dublin has agreements with universities in India, Malaysia, and China, in addition to agreements with American universities. Queen’s University Belfast offers guaranteed accommodation for international students in a variety of housing options on and near campus. Queen’s offers housing in Elms Village, a purpose-built’student village’ south of the main campus, as well as the new Willow Walk housing. There are also a number of houses available in the South Belfast area, including College Gardens and Mount Charles. Queen’s University is in Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, which is a part of the United Kingdom. Belfast has been dubbed “Europe’s friendliest – and trendiest – regional city” and “one of today’s most fashionable places to visit and live” by the international press. Belfast has a population of nearly 500,000 people, accounting for one-third of Northern Ireland’s total population, and is easily accessible by air, with two airports serving the city. Most international students arrive in Belfast via one of London’s five airports, where up to 35 flights per day take only one hour. In the most recent assessment of research quality in UK universities, 25% of the research was rated world-leading, with the remaining 52% rated internationally excellent. The Queen’s Anniversary Prize has been awarded to the university six times, once for Northern Ireland’s Comprehensive Cancer Services program and once for world-class achievement in green chemistry, environmental research, palaeoecology, cyber-security, and law. The University’s contribution to society is further recognized by four prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards. Queen’s was named the UK’s Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2009, the Outstanding Engineering Research Team of the Year category in 2010, and the Most Innovative Teacher of the Year Award in 2011. It is a dynamic and diverse institution with over 17,000 students and 3,500 staff, a magnet for inward investment, a patron of the arts, and a global player in fields ranging from cancer studies to sustainability, pharmaceuticals to creative writing. Queen’s is ranked 17th in the world for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022) and 9th in the world for research collaboration (REF 2014). Queen’s is globally connected and networked, with strategic partnerships worldwide. A collaboration with China Medical University resulted in the establishment of the China Queen’s College (CQC) in Shenyang With 1,954 people employed in 37 active spin out companies (Queen’s Research and Enterprise, 2020), Queen’s is ranked first in the UK for entrepreneurial impact (Octopus Ventures, 2020). External recognition includes seven Queen’s Anniversary Prizes, the most recent of which was awarded for world-class achievement in shared education and global cyber security. Her Majesty The Queen also bestowed upon the University Northern Ireland’s first Regius Professorship for excellence in electronics and computer engineering. Queen’s University is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital city.
As a city with innovation at its core, technological advances permeate every sector, aiding in the development of our global competitiveness. Northern Ireland is home to nearly 900 international companies, making Belfast the second most successful city in the UK (and by London) in terms of attracting US trade.
Outside of the city, there’s a lot going on, including the famous filming locations for HBO’s Game of Thrones, the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway, which was named the UK’s best Heritage Attraction, and the Mourne Mountains, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that was immortalized as CS Lewis’ Narnia.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Queen’s University Belfast
Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: £46,827
Study Level: Postgraduate
Nationality: International Students
The studentship award will cover three years of annual tuition fees for UK/EU applicants (£4,407 per year) or International applicants (£16,950 per year), as well as living costs/stipend on a full-time basis valued at £46,827 over three years.
Eligibility for Scholarship.
- Students can apply to QUB for a PhD program in economics, accounting, finance, or management.
- Applicants must meet all of the following criteria in order to be considered:
- Applicants must be full-time students for a three-year PhD program beginning in October 2022.
The Queen’s University Belfast, UK 2022 PhD International Scholarships is open to all International Students
- How to Apply: Applicants must enroll in the University’s postgraduate program. Apply online via our Postgraduate Applications Portal at go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions.
- Supporting Documents: Before the start of the studentship, applicants must be able to provide final official results of qualifications that meet the academic requirements.
- Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a master’s degree from a recognized university in order to be considered for admission.
- Language Requirement: An IELTS* score of 7.0 is required, with no less than 6.0 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University (*taken within the last two years).
- International students who wish to apply to Queen’s University Belfast and whose first language is not English must be able to demonstrate their English proficiency in order to fully benefit from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also meet UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language proficiency in order to obtain a visa.
The application deadline for Queen’s University Belfast, UK 2022 PhD International Scholarships is May 6, 2022