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. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Months of entry
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.
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
- Corporate governance
- Accounting education
- Strategic management accounting
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.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Research Team - Portsmouth Business School
- +44 (0)23 9284 4032