Research course

Accounting

Institution
Open University · The Open University Business School
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) plus 120 credits in research methods training or, ideally, a masters degree in Research Methods (MRes) which is the usual precursor to PhD studies.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Members of The Open University Business School’s Accounting research team specialise in: accounting theory, accounting education, corporate governance, financial reporting (with particular emphasis on international topics), management accounting and financial performance measurement. Academic staff are interested in various areas of accounting research, including conceptual frameworks for accounting standards, international accounting, the use of accounting information in decision making, management accounting and control, modern equity analysis techniques and accounting education both through distance learning and in the professions.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
15 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Claire Wylde
Email
oubs-research@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1908 332311