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Ph.D. Finance

We focus on those who question the laws of economic reality and enjoy creating hypotheses

What will you study?

Financial Management
Risk Management
+6 courses in the Scientific research module
+2 elective module courses

Our course is designed for those who are willing and able to do what it takes to move an industry toward prosperity. Grow your professional experience, ideas, and critical view of the world of finance, including the dogmas generally accepted by the professional public. Our students are an inspiration to our lecturers and individual opinions enrich every member of the LIGS team.

Interactive Online Ph.D. tuition fees

Up-front payment

$ 8,400
Final amount of the tuition fee if paid lump-sum.

Instalment plan 1 year

$ 9,660
Final amount of the tuition fee if settled over the course of 1 year.

Instalment plan 2 years

$ 11,676
Final amount of the tuition fee if settled over the course of 2 years.

The tuition fee for the Ph.D. program includes all taxes.

Tuition fee includes: 

  • electronic materials,
  • Unlimited access and use of LMS (Learning Management System),
  • feedback of lecturers on the assignments,
  • electronic communications with the lecturers,
  • e-learning tests,
  • recommended professional webinars (online seminars) from the LIGS University offer.

Tuition fee does not include:

  • Non-refundable $100 application fee, which reciprocates the administration tied to the processing of your application (application review, scholarship request review, preparation of the Enrollment Agreement and payment plan).
  • Graduation fee in the amount of $100 paid upon successful completion of the program covering the costs associated with issuing, printing and mailing the diploma via standard post service. 
  • Telecommunication and Internet connection fees,
  • Travel costs, if any. 

Doctor of Philosophy

Question the relationships between profitability, liquidity, risk, and tax planning, as well as the connections within internal and regulatory reporting, funding, and investment. Find a balance between ownership and management while sharpening your ability to define and examine new hypotheses. Our seasoned faculty will fully support you through this course's research module and subsequent specializations.

About Ph.D. program at LIGS University

Main benefits of the field in practice

1.
Professional academic leadership
We pride ourselves on the expertise of our lecturers
2.
Practice makes perfect
Test your premise without the risk of real-world loss.
3.
Shatter established dogmas
Work with multiple theses outside established rules
4.
Two worlds, two perspectives
Unify research and business
5.
Bring out the best in your network
Discussion and feedback from top experts
6.
Methodological approach to data
A comprehensive view of working with forecasts

What will you study?

2 specialization courses

Financial Management

This course provides students with insight on both the macro and micro level of finance in an economy. The micro level is focused on the financial management of organizations and companies and its tools for measuring and managing business performance and the process of financial planning and budgeting along with defining interrelations between strategic objectives.

The Macro level covers financial markets, their segmentation and tools, principles of investment decision-making process and methods of evaluation of chosen financial instrument. Upon completion, students will be ready to support their dissertation research with the knowledge they have acquired from the area.

Risk Management

The Risk Management Course introduces participants to the many different types of risk that an organization faces, as well as the concepts of managing financial and non-financial risks. Students will learn the methods of management, measurement, and control of these risks. The whole process of identification, analysis, response along with risk control and culture is addressed in the course of the class.

Students will become familiar with risk concepts such as applied to credit, liquidity and interest rate risk. Students will learn the importance of capital adequacy, with the nature and components of market risk, operational risk and credit analysis.

2 elective module courses

Complete your study plan

You can choose from 24 courses, which must not be the same as the courses of your chosen specialization.

You will choose the subjects on your application form.

See all elective courses

6 courses in the Scientific research module

Admission Requirements

Proficiency in the chosen language of study (B2)
Master's degree
Documents (electronic form): Copy of a document proving the highest degree earned + transcript of records, CV, Photo, Government issued ID
Application is considered upon complete submission of the documents and after the application fee of $100 is credited. Final acceptance is subject to the decision of the Vice Provost at his sole discretion.

Are you ready for next step?

You want to study and you are determined

Ph.D. - Finance

Contact form for Ph.D. - Finance

Are you interested in this program? Request more information and get directly connected to your personal admissions officer, who will guide you through the admissions process seamlessly and answer any questions you may have about Interactive Online studies at LIGS University.

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Why choose to study at LIGS University?

High quality of lecturers

The lecturers are professionals in their fields. They come from 50 countries and are available in all time zones. Plus, you know that our lecturers will always respond to you in a timely manner.

Apply today, study tomorrow.

The study starts runs and ends exactly as you need it to. With all admission requirements met, just go through the simple application process, wait for the decision of the Vice Provost and you can start studying tomorrow.

Personal approach throughout

We offer help with course selection, application and full study support. The tutors are there for you. The tutors will help you to get the most out of your studies.

Easy access

There will be no clueless searching for sources or searching for supporting documents. Online library, video library of webinars and e-learning materials are a matter of course. All in one place and a few clicks.

You build your study plan

You choose the subjects you study according to your experience and professional goals. Combine academic insight and work experience. As part of your studies, you can address current issues in your field.

Study without borders and barriers

Maybe health issues are limiting you or you're just not flexible because of work? Boundaries are not for us. Wherever you are on Earth, you can study with us. All you'll need is an internet connection.

Studies at LIGS University

What do I need to do to improve my market value and meet my goals?

Application for
LIGS University
Contract and payment
Studies
Dissertation thesis
Diploma
and Ph.D.
GRADUATION
CEREMONY

What will a degree bring to your life and career?

How are the studies carried out?

Adjust your study plan according to your preferences

Studying at LIGS University is individual and self-paced. You're not bound by any deadlines and you fulfil your study obligations as your time permits. 

Although self-study may seem challenging, there is nothing to worry about. Throughout your studies, you will be supported by a team of helpful study advisors and experienced lecturers who will help you through any situation and move you forward towards a successful goal.  

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