About the PhD in Finance programme

The Cass Finance Faculty is one of the largest in the world.  On the PhD in Finance programme, you have the opportunity to join a thriving and international faculty.

It comprises over 50 full-time faculty conducting state-of-the-art research in all key areas of finance and it is located within the City of London, the world's most prominent financial centre. No other PhD programme in Finance gives you such access to the City of London.

The unique and direct access to leading figures from the real world of finance enables us to blend the latest theory and thinking with the latest real-world experience and developments within the PhD in Finance.

Research opportunities on the Finance PhD programme

Our research covers all the core areas of finance – asset pricing, corporate finance and financial markets.

But it also reflects our strengths in:

  • Accounting
  • Banking and international finance
  • Mathematical finance and financial econometrics
  • Real estate
  • Shipping finance.

As such, our Finance PhD students carry out research in a wide variety of areas but the faculty fosters a collaborative and engaging approach to research and you will meet many inspiring academics and experts.

We encourage you to learn more about the programme’s faculty or previous students’ successes by visiting the links below.

We take pride in producing research of the highest academic standard, and our research is published routinely in the top finance journals.

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