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Accounting, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

Students take a variety of courses including a doctoral sequence designed to expose students to various areas of accounting research. Courses in accounting and other areas are selected to supplement the student’s individual background and to prepare the student in an area of accounting specialization (financial, managerial, auditing, tax or systems). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Area of accounting specialization:

  • Financial
  • Managerial
  • Auditing
  • Tax 
  • Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
  • A non-refundable application fee 
  • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
  • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
  • Departmental application.
  • Reference letters or rating forms.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31538 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31538 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    13120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13120 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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