University of Birmingham: Accounting (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD/Master of Philosophy - MPhil/MSc (Res))

InstitutionUniversity of Birmingham View institution profile
Department Birmingham Business School
Study type Research


Research interests in the fields of: accounting: information systems and accounting; management accounting; public sector accounting; financial accounting and reporting; capital markets based accounting; taxation; finance: corporate finance; corporate governance.

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

A good Honours 1st degree and a Master's degree with at least UK Merit level in Economics or a related subject with relevant mathematical and statistical techniques. Standard English language requirements apply


By the end of their first year all doctoral students in accounting will have completed an 8,000 word research proposal that they will present and be evaluated on at the first annual review. This forms the basis for supervised research over the remaining 2 years of the programme and the production of an 80,000 word thesis.


In the first year of the programme (first 2 years for those registered part-time) students are required to take and successfully complete 60 credits of core research methods modules.

Location Edgbaston Campus
B15 2TU


International 16740 GBP for Year 1
EU 4180 GBP for Year 1
England 4180 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 4180 GBP for Year 1
Wales 4180 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 4180 GBP for Year 1

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