Research course

Accounting

Institution
University of Sussex · University of Sussex Business School
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have at least a Merit (an average of 60% of overall) in a relevant Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree

You may also be considered for this course if you don’t have the academic qualifications required, but can show evidence of long-term work experience in a related area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Create research that has an impact on emerging agendas in business, education and government. You’ll work with expert faculty who focus on the practical problems relevant to market practitioners and policy-makers.

We develop innovative risk and pricing models that are used in the industry, most recently we have contributed to the improvement of the design and pricing of complex financial products. Our contributions have led to improvements in the risk management of popular financial innovations such as variance swaps.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

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