Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University


In accountancy, the major research themes include: The accounting profession; governance and society; accountability; globalisation.

Entry requirements

Relevant good Honours degree normally required. If English is not the applicant�s first language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.

Sponsorship information

University and school scholarships, fees only awards and a smaller number of awards covering fees and partial maintenance are available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 36 months
PhD Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months
PhD Part-time £ 2,690 per Academic year (home fees) 48 months
PhD Part-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 451 4201