Research course

Accounting

Institution
University of Exeter · Business School
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A good first degree (ie, at least the equivalent of an Upper Second Class Honours Degree from a UK university) in the relevant subject, and a taught Masters degree in the discipline. Please see our website for full details.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The University of Exeter Business School offers the opportunity to study for research degrees in accounting, finance, economics, leadership studies and management (including tourism).

Research in Accounting focuses around the following themes; The implications of social networks on the capital markets; Financial accounting information; Corporate governance; Sustainability accounting and reporting and Taxation Policy and Practice.

You will work with the Xfi Centre for Finance and Investment. The Xfi centre provides a high quality teaching facility and offers students, financial professionals and global financial institutions a direct gateway to practical business solutions through the work of leading academics and practitioners.

The Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC) undertakes research on tax administration in order to strengthen the theoretical and empirical understanding of tax operations and policies.

Department specialisms

Our research focuses around the following themes: The implications of social networks on the capital markets; Financial accounting information; Corporate governance; Sustainability accounting and reporting; Taxation Policy and Practice

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
Please see our website for details

The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36-48 months
part time
72-84 months

MPhil

part time
48-60 months
full time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Name
Business School Postgraduate Research Administration Team
Email
uebs-doctoral-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 726255