Research course

Economics and Finance

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Department of Economics and Finance
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or master's in a relevant subject. 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

October, February

Course content

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.

RESEARCH GROUPS

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.

ECONOMICS RESEARCH GROUP

The Economics Research Group undertakes research into a rich variety of topics including microeconomic level analysis of individual or household decision making and patterns of consumption, specific industry and market studies, global macroeconomic and monetary interactions.

GATE-TO-PLATE RESEARCH GROUP

The Gate-To-Plate Research Group brings together the skills and expertise of a multidisciplinary group of researchers from the Business School of the University of Portsmouth. This ranges from accounting, agricultural and environmental economics to executive information systems (EIS) and Business Intelligence.

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Phone
023 9284 4032