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Full time | University of Sussex | 4 years | SEP-22

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Full time


4 years

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PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

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Course Summary

Create research that has an impact on the areas of accounting, accountability, governance, and performance management.

Working with our Accounting and Society Research Mobilisation Group you will enjoy a dynamic research environment and high-quality supervision. The Group specialises in research in:

  • social, environmental, and ethical accountability and sustainability
  • data and analytics in accounting
  • capital market-based accounting research
  • governance and executive compensation.

Our researchers have strong academic backgrounds. They actively engage with national and international research networks and collaborations. In addition, they also have good links with the business community, Government, non-profit organisations and professional accountancy bodies.

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Entry requirements

Degree requirements: You’re normally expected to have at least a Merit (an average of 60% of overall) in a relevant master’s degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree. Subject-specific requirements: You may also be considered for this course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required but can show evidence of long-term work experience in a related area.