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Accounting and Finance PhD

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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Accounting Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course Overview

Do you want to join a quadruple-accredited, world-ranked Management School? We are the UK’s most research-intensive business school according to the latest Research Excellence Framework. Our programme will provide you with the skills to become outstanding researchers who can thrive in the world’s leading business schools.

Our internationally-respected PhD programme takes place in a friendly international community. Our department includes editors of leading journals with academics operating an open-door policy for our doctoral students. You will also have access to cutting-edge databases, scientific computing facilities, IT support, dedicated office space, workshops, conferences and a vibrant seminar series.

Our Accountancy research strengths lie in Financial Reporting, Bank Accounting and Regulation, Corporate Governance and Auditing, and Sustainable Accounting. In Finance, our research specialisms are Banking and Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, and Financial Econometrics. You will also gain international experience by visiting a leading US school.

During your PhD, you will complete a portfolio of courses and seminars covering accounting and finance theory, econometric and statistical methods and research methodology. You will then research and write a thesis on a topic that you are passionate about. Two subject experts will offer detailed supervision to ensure it will contribute new knowledge to the academic community.

In addition to your thesis, an oral examination will form an integral part of the assessment of your doctoral research. Full-time studentships are available for exceptional candidates with outstanding results in their undergraduate and Masters degrees.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

02-OCT-20

Modules

Corporate Finance II (Empirics) (15 Credits)
Pilot study (draft 1st paper)   (40 Credits)
Asset Pricing I (Theory) (15 Credits)
Asset Pricing II (Empirics) (15 Credits)
Advanced Accounting Seminar II  (15 Credits)
Advanced Accounting (Empirics) (15 Credits)
Corporate Finance I (Theory) (15 Credits)
Quantitative Methods (15 Credits)
Advanced Accounting (Theory) (15 Credits)
Advanced Financial Accounting (Theory) (15 Credits)
Econometric Topics in Accounting and Finance (15 Credits)
Data and Programming for Accounting Research (15 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,095

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a relevant Master's degree (UK or equivalent) with Distinction level performance, both overall and in the dissertation. In exceptional circumstances, applicants with an upper second class honours degree and relevant research experience may be considered.