Research course

Accounting and Financial Management

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Department of Accounting and Financial Management
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject, including accounting, business or a social science. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

Why take this course?

With an excellent reputation for research, our recent projects have received funding from ICAEW and from CIMA. We are currently exploring financial reporting, audit, corporate governance, accounting education, strategic management, international macroeconomics, monetary policy and environmental economics.

Module Details

Finance Research Group:

The Finance Research Group is a round-table open academic discussion among members of staff with multiple research interests in finance and financial economics. It's a platform for fresh and innovative ideas, for new research venues and productive collaboration. The group have a solid knowledge of quantitative methods that are used to estimate, forecast and test theories of finance and financial economics, collaborating with both UK-based and overseas researchers in developing joint research projects.

Research Areas include:

  • Financial reporting
  • Audit
  • Corporate governance
  • Accounting education
  • Strategic management accounting

Student Destinations

One of the benefits of studying at Portsmouth is the comprehensive support we provide in career planning. Our careers and recruitment service - Purple Door - can assist you in career research and finding employment opportunities.

The Graduate School Development Programme offers a series of dedicated workshops on career planning, specifically for research degree students. You will also have access to consultations with careers advisers or online support. This service is available for five years after graduation.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Team - Portsmouth Business School
Email
pbsresearchdegrees@port.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 9284 4032