Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Accounting and Finance

Areas available for research include: 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, and corporate governance.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class Honours degree in accounting, business, management, economics or finance, and preferably a specialist Master's degree and an interest in pursuing in-depth research in an appropriate area; where English is not 1st language, TOEFL 600 (TOEFL IBT 100), or IELTS 7.0 (writing score 7.0) is required.

Sponsorship information

ESRC; EPSRC doctoral training accounts; Overseas Award Scheme for funds.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 4 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,062 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years
PhD Part-time £ 2,031 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years
PhD Part-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 208 70084