London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Accounting

In financial accounting and corporate reporting, particular strengths include debates around audit and financial regulation, comparative and historical studies of financial accounting, reporting and auditing, and the economics and politics of accounting standard setting and harmonisation.

Entry requirements

Merit, or overseas equivalent, in a taught Master's degree in a relevant area. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE scholarships and studentships. LSE is an ESRC doctoral training centre. The MPhil/PhD Accounting is part of the Global Economic Performance Policy and Management group of accredited programmes for ESRC funding. Some other awards (eg from the Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants) may be available for MPhil/PhD Accounting students. Departmental doctoral scholarships may also be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,724 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,724 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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