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University of Edinburgh Fully Funded PhD Scholarships in UK

Deadline:  May 31, 2019.

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university. It has a student population of over 36,000.

The University of Edinburgh was ranked 17th in the world by the 2014–15 QS rankings. It is ranked as the 6th best university in Europe by the U.S. News’ Best Global Universities Ranking, and 7th best in Europe by the Times Higher Education Ranking. The Research Excellence Framework, a research ranking used by the UK government to determine future research funding, ranked Edinburgh 4th in the UK for research power, and 11th overall. It is ranked 16th in the world in arts and humanities by the 2015–16 Times Higher Education Ranking. It is ranked the 23rd most employable university in the world by the 2015 Global Employability University Ranking. It is a member of both the Russell Group, and the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of 21 research universities in Europe. It has the third largest endowment of any university in the United Kingdom, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

Entrance to the PhD by Management programme is competitive. While academic credentials are important for a successful application pay great attention to the fit of students to both the programme and the research interests of the faculty.

Apply early. Supervisors can accept students on a first-come, first-served basis, and the programme may close early if it reaches capacity.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business and Climate Change

Program Period:

3-6 years.

Programme start date : 9 September 2019

PhD management -3 years (Full-time) you can apply here

PhD management – 6 years (part time) you can apply here

Scholarship Coverage:

The award will be fully funded for three years, subject to satisfactory progress, at the following rates:

  • European Union candidates: standard EU tuition fee plus maintenance fee of £14,500 per year
  • Non-European Union candidates: standard non-EU tuition fee plus maintenance fee of  £14,500 per year
  • Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to teaching programmes

Required Languages:


(IELTS 7 overall 6 in each section).

TOEFL IBT 100 overall,20 in each section

And other tests look here and here

Target Group:

All World Countries


Applicants should have:

  • A postgraduate master’s degree from an accredited institution in the UK or overseas with evidence of above-average academic achievement (more than 65% overall in your Masters)
  •  a postgraduate master’s dissertation with distinction (UK equivalent).
  • MBA or master’s students without a dissertation are welcome to apply and should provide evidence of distinction level (UK equivalent).
  •  official transcript
  •  grading scheme .
  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 7.0 overall, or the equivalent from  the approved list of certificates.
  • you need to write a research proposal. Look here
  •  In your application, you must name a potential supervisor (or up to three in order of preference) for your application to be considered. or he will be chose by the Faculty
  •  two academic references are required in support of the scholarship application.

If your PhD programme application includes two academic references, these will be used to meet this requirement. If not, these will be requested by the School

Browse research area Look here Required Documents Look here

More on English Language Requirements Look here

  • If you are an international student, you may need to apply for permission to study in the UK. Student Administration provides information on immigration and visa requirements for students.

for more information, Look here For requirements follow this link

Application Instructions:

Please visit official website link given at the end. However, here are important instructions to avail this scholarship:

First step:apply your application to the University of Edinburgh, application process for PhD program Follow this link.

Second step:

For application guidance follow this link


  • Shortlisted candidates should expect to attend an interview either in person, on the telephone or via Skype, or to have been interviewed already by a potential supervisor.
  • Recipients of the scholarships are expected to be announced after 30 April.

To know more about PhD Scholarships in Accounting and Finance, University of Edinburgh, UK 2019 (Fully Funded), please visit official website:

Official Scholarship Website

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