48 months
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20100 GBP/year
4665 GBP/year
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About

Research is of central importance within the accounting and finance subject areas at the University of Bristol. The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) rated 88 per cent of the research in Business and Management as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent.' The Accounting and Finance programme is offered by the University of Bristol.

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Overview

Candidates entering the Accounting and Finance  programme offered by the University of Bristol are required to take 60 credit points of taught units in their first year and to participate in PhD workshops and reading groups. Students are also encouraged to undertake further training in agreement with their supervisor for the duration of their studies.

The main research training is taken from among two categories of units, with separate lists for Accounting and for Finance students. The units are chosen in consultation with the supervisors to suit the student’s PhD research. The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Careers

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare for a career in research.  

Programme Structure

Research groups

  • The main research themes reflect the interests of staff members. The particular strengths of the department lie in applied financial econometrics, empirical finance, financial reporting and auditing, management accounting, public sector accounting and accounting for sustainability.
  • In considering your application, significant weight will be given to the extent to which you can demonstrate a clearly thought out and specific interest in research and how this would fit into the wider context of research undertaken in the department.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must have an upper second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent qualification, and either have completed or be completing a master's qualification from a UK university (or equivalent). The master's requirement does not apply to applications made to SWDTP-funded scholarships although commencement of the PhD remains conditional on the completion of the associated master's.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20100 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4665 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4665 GBP per year during 48 months.

UK: part-time (two years)

  • £2,332 per year

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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