Research course

Accounting and Finance

Institution
Open University · The Open University Business School
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Applicants should have minimum qualifications of an upper second class honours degree 2:1 and usually a specialist masters in a subject relevant to the intended study with a strong research element.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Department of Accounting and Finance (DAF) is keen to invite doctoral students are excited to contribute to the innovative and impact-oriented research in various areas in accounting and finance.

The members of the department have substantial expertise in several research areas including:

  • investors and investment
  • venture capital and private equity, innovation finance, public sector finance and risk management
  • corporate governance and corporate financing
  • the role of ethics and culture in finance
  • integrated reporting
  • corporate social responsibility
  • understanding risk disclosures
  • valuing human resources
  • corporate diversification and internal capital markets
  • business history
  • political economy of finance.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Lin Nilsen
Email
FBL-PHD@open.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1908 858365