2023 Studentship Opportunity University Of Reading

The University of Reading’s Henley-Business School is at the forefront of innovative studies on a number of topics in finance, accounting, management, real estate and business informatics.

We provide PhD programs in accounting and financial management, management (with a focus on international business and strategy), informatics and systems science, real-estate and planning, leadership, and organizations and behavior.


You will have access to committed supervision, remarkable facilities, and top-notch assistance throughout your time studying with us.

You will collaborate with a varied group of students from various academic and professional backgrounds. Our instructional strategy is to improve your understanding, extend your perspective, and help you grow as a person.

You might have the chance to participate in academic activities held at Henley and elsewhere in the world, including as conferences and training, and then contribute to teaching and research projects within the Business School. Candidates interested in our PhD programs can learn more at

We are currently accepting applications from outstanding UK and international students with research interests relevant to our PhD programs for an ESRC-funded PhD through the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Doctoral Training Partnership, in addition to our offer of a number of internally-funded PhD scholarships.

Details About

  • Type of Qualification: PhD
  • Location: Reading
  • Funding for: Students from the UK and abroad
  • Funding total: Home* fees + UKRI Stipend
  • Full-time and part-time hours
  • Opening Dated: November 1st, 2022
  • Closes: January 20, 2023


The Henley Business School Ph.D. pages explaining the structure of HBS programs (including a taught component) and providing advice on how to best approach an extremely competitive admission process in each department should be read in conjunction with the detailed information on applying for SeNSS funding.

The research proposal is a crucial part of every application. We advise you to make sure your proposed research is within the scope of our academic staff’s knowledge in your field. There are three- (Ph.D.) and four-year studentship scholarships available (Master’s and Ph.D.). A Master’s degree is not required to apply for a SeNSS studentship.

Funding Information

  • Fees for instruction, a UKRI stipend, and access to financing for education, travel, fieldwork, and international visits begin in October 2023
  • Depending on the study and the qualifications/experience of the researcher, 4-year awards are available.
  • Accepting applications from people without a master’s degree
  • Full- or part-time availability.


Consult the application FAQs at a complete list of eligibility requirements, such as requirements for domestic fee status and eligibility for international candidates. International and UK applicants are also welcome to apply.

The University of Reading will pay the difference between domestic and international tuition prices in addition to the ESRC SeNSS grant, which pays tuition fees at the domestic rate. Candidates who want to take classes part-time are eligible for all rewards. It is urged that candidates without a Master’s degree and members of underrepresented groups apply.

How To Apply?


Application Closing Date:

  • Application as soon as possible is highly advised. The deadline for applications is January 20, 2023.
  • By January 11, 2023, applicants must apply for a spot in the University of Reading.
  • The HEIApply platform requires applications for SeNSS funding to be submitted by 12 p.m. on January 20, 2023.


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