University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Accounting

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.

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

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,550 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,550 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,550 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,045 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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