We foster a vibrant teaching and research culture. Our research encompasses four main themes, with a focus on applied and empirical studies, supported by three specialist centres; Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF), Credit Management Research Centre (CMRC), International Banking Institute (IBI).
<h5><strong>Research proposals</strong></h5> <p>The Accounting & Finance Division within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:</p> <p> – Asset Pricing<br /> – Auditing<br /> – Banking and Financial Services<br /> – Behavioural Finance<br /> – Business History<br /> – Corporate Finance<br /> – Corporate Governance<br /> – Credit Management<br /> – Financial Accounting<br /> – Financial Mathematics<br /> – Pensions and Insurance<br /> – SME Finance</p> <h5><strong>Division and research centre further reading:</strong></h5> <p><a href="http://business.leeds.ac.uk/research/divisions/accounting-and-finance/">Leeds University Business School Accounting & Finance Division</a></p> <p><a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/divisions/accounting-and-finance-division/research/casif-research-centre/">Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance</a> (CASIF)</p> <p><a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/research-centres/cmrc/">Credit Management Research Centre</a> (CMRC)</p> <p><a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/divisions/accounting-and-finance-division/research/ibi-research-centre/">Institute of Banking Investment</a> (IBI)</p>
<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made <a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees-apply/doc/apply-4">online</a>. Please state clearly the division and research centre you are interested in on the <a href="https://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees-apply/doc/locate-research">locating your research</a> form.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Leeds University Business School minimum <a href="http://business.leeds.ac.uk/research-degrees-apply/doc/entry-requirements-4">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>
<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office <br /> e: <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 4596. </p>
<h2 class="heading heading--sm">Linked funding opportunities</h2>