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Accounting and Finance PhD

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Full time | University of Liverpool | 2 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Accounting

Course type


Course Summary


The University of Liverpool Management School offers you the chance to explore your own ideas through our postgraduate research programmes. We provide a stimulating student experience combined with thought provoking advice from our academic staff and believe that postgraduate students are a vital part of the research environment of the School.

Our Accounting and Finance PhD programme aims to develop world-class researchers specialized in the area of finance and accounting.

Specific areas of research supervision where applications are welcomed include the following:

Asset Pricing and Investment Research,
Financial Economics and Econometrics,
Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance,
Market-Based Accounting Research, and

Research themes

Our academic staff not only publish in leading scholarly journals but also conduct research programmes for companies and governments worldwide. From the distribution of pharmaceuticals in Africa, through the development of micro-enterprise in India, to the regeneration of Merseyside, our research projects address key issues affecting the world. As a postgraduate student, you can be involved. Our research focuses on growing enterprises, growing innovation and growing communities, around the world and most importantly, in our own region.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applications are welcomed from well qualified graduates who would typically hold a UK first degree or equivalent in the first or 2:1 class, or a 2:2 class degree plus a Masters degree, in a relevant subject.

Department profile

Making a difference from an enterprising and vibrant world city of culture The University of Liverpool Management School, a member of the prestigious Russell Group and accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, helps students future-proof their career through their postgraduate programme. Students do not have to have an undergraduate qualification in management to apply. The School’s innovative teaching methods, research and industry- focused...more

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