Ph.D. On Campus

Accounting and Finance

University of Strathclyde

36 months
16000 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Accounting and Finance from University of Strathclyde is an opportunity for you to develop the theoretical competencies required to understand the role of accounting in organisations and society. You'll follow an interdisciplinary approach to the technical and institutional practices that makes accounting a specific social practice. 


At Accounting and Finance from University of Strathclyde you'll develop the theoretical and empirical skills necessary to make a contribution to the latest research in your chosen area. In your first year, you'll work with your supervisor to identify areas of interest and develop an agenda for your PhD thesis. We encourage you to consider both theoretical and empirical issues as part of your agenda in consultation with your supervisors.

Career Prospects

  • an academic
  • a professional researcher in the financial services sector
  • a manager of a business, government and professional organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Accounting
  • Qualitative Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • your full contact details
  • transcripts and certificates of all degrees
  • proof of English language proficiency if you're applying as an international student
  • two references, one of which must be academic
  • funding or scholarship information
  • research proposal detailing the subject area and topic to be investigated; please use our Postgraduate Research Proposal Outline and attach this with your application
  • Masters degree in accounting (or equivalent). Qualified and part-qualified accountants with first degree in social sciences or humanities are also encouraged to apply. or Masters degree or equivalent, particularly in finance, economics, accounting or mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.

National students include: Scotland, England, Wales & Northern Ireland

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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