Cardiff University: Accounting and Finance (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)

InstitutionCardiff University View institution profile
Department Cardiff Business School
Telephone 029 2087 0084
Study type Research


The Accounting and Finance Section at Cardiff Business School has an established and expanding worldwide reputation for conducting high quality theoretical and empirical research in accounting and finance and related fields.

We offer a full range of expertise, but the following areas are of particular strength:

Interdisciplinary perspectives on accounting
Management accounting and control
Historical development of accounting
Financial reporting and business communication
Professions and Professionalisation
Accounting, auditing and finance in emerging economies, especially china
Public sector accounting
Asset pricing
Corporate finance
Empirical finance
Financial econometrics
International finance
Corporate governance.
We enable students to:

Gain advanced knowledge of the theoretical and empirical research methods in accounting and finance
Acquire in-depth training to conduct accounting and finance research at the highest international quality
Develop critical and analytical skills, which are not only useful for further academic work, but are also attractive to consultancy firms and financial institutions.

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Qualification Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
Level RQF Level 8
Entry requirements

See our website for details.

Location Cathays Park Campus
Park Place
CF10 3AT

Cardiff University


Cardiff University is ranked 15 in the UK and is in the top 150 in the world. It is a member of the elite Russell Group of top UK research-led universities. Founded in 1883, many of the University’s academic schools are ranked amongst the strongest in the UK for their research and many of our courses are in the top 5 and top 10 in the latest league tables. Teaching at the University was given the highest possible award in the last UK government review and the University’s degree programmes are also recognised by more than ...

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