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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Kingston, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1841Established Year

Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] (Management - Finance)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business

$ 9,695 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Doctor of Philosophy in Management - Finance at Queen’s University is a 2-year program.
  • These Ranks are given to the Program by Maclean’s in 2020:
    • In terms of program reputation, this program ranks 9th among Canadian Universities.
    • In terms of research reputation, this program ranks 7th among Canadian Universities.
  • The graduation rate for this program is 78.8%, Which shows that the majority of the students get graduated.
  • The Employment rate after
    • 6 months after graduation is 93.3%.
    • 2 years after graduation is 100%.
  • The Acceptance Rate is 20% which increases the chances of students getting enrolled.
  • The Student to Teacher ratio is 20:1, which bridges the gap between Students and Teachers.
  • The Female to male ratio is 5:5 which gives equal chances for both the genders to compete.
  • The Average internship salary of the student is 30,750 USD.
  • The PhD in Finance at Smith is designed for individuals poised to become excellent academic researchers.
  • It offers rigorous coursework combined with a collaborative research environment designed to allow students to produce world-class research.
  • Our recent graduates were all placed at research universities.
  • Students receive training from renowned Smith School Finance faculty as well as from Queen's Economics Department.
  • The first two years of the program are devoted to demanding coursework that will prepare students for empirical and theoretical research in finance.
  • Faculty engagement with students right from the start of the program allows students to develop their research ideas and skills early in the process.
  • This degree can take a student's career in many directions. Students are equipped with a strong foundation for careers in:
    • Architectural and Engineering Managers
    • Compensation and Benefits Managers
    • Computer and Information Systems Managers
    • Engineering Managers
    • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
    • Financial Managers

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration2 years
Fees$ 22,472 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Offered byStephen J.R. Smith School of Business
Program Urlhttps://smith.queensu.ca/grad_studies/PHD/areas_of_specialization/finance.php

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a Master's degree from a recognized university.
  • A GPA of at least 3.33 (B+ grade) out of 4.33 is required to be eligible for the program.
  • Students should hold an English Proficiency Test score.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a 3-year UG degree from an accredited institution.

English Language proficiency:

  • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
  • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
  • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum 300+ score for a better chance of admission.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$9695$9695
Health insurance$540$540
Others$1001$1001
Total fees$11236$11236

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 8,550
Food$ 1,620

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #101/ 200

Finance [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Trillium Scholarship $28,961 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students need to apply for Work-study for the respective Term:
    • Fall and Winter Term – September 14th (Deadline)
    • Summer Term – May 31st (Deadline)
  • Students are paid 10.5 USD Per Hour during the Work-Study Program.
  • Students need to pay an Entitlement fee of 1,125 USD Per Term While Applying.

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