Centre for Doctoral Training in Financial Computing & Analytics

How to apply

Applications for the PhD in Financial Computing & Analytics are supported with advice and assistance from the centre manager, wherever possible.

You must follow the steps below to complete the application process.

Step 1: Register

Register with us if you are interested in applying for the PhD programme.

You will be asked to supply detailed information when registering, e.g. research interests and current CV. Completing this fully will increase the speed of response from the PhD Centre and enable us to advise on the most appropriate departments for you to apply to.

The details you supply are held confidentially and will only be seen by staff at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Financial Computing & Analytics.

Step 2: Apply for a place

Applicants choose to apply for a place at UCL or IC, in departments including:

  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering

You must fill in and return an application form for the university you are applying to.

Apply direct to UCL

Apply direct to IC

Step 3: Offers & enrolment

Successful applicants are put forward by their department for a scholarship to the Centre for Doctoral Training in Financial Computing & Analytics (subject to eligibility).

A decision is made by the centre as soon as reasonably possible. The student is sent an offer letter from the supervisor, and a studentship offer letter from the centre.

Upon signing the offer letters the student commits to the programme. An official offer letter is sent by their university, and when this is returned, the enrolment process begins, usually in the last week of September.

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