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Accounting and Financial Management (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

72 months
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Accounting plays an integral role in the stability and development of global economies and financial markets. Through proper oversight and management, accounting can help prevent repeats of the devastating financial crises seen in recent decades.


If you're ready to embark on a postgraduate research degree in Accounting, Portsmouth is the perfect place for you.

Our accounting research has an excellent reputation. 100% of our research in the area of business and management, which included accounting, was ranked as either outstanding or as having very considerable impact in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Many of our research projects are funded by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

When you do a postgraduate research degree with us, you'll play your part in investigating how pressing topics in accounting affect people and organisations all over the world.

Current Research Areas;

Applied accounting and financial management

We're investigating the behaviours, actions and responses of providers and users of accounting information, to improve standards across the industry.

Accounting history

We're studying the history of the accounting profession, and exploring how past generations faced down the major financial challenges of their time.

Forensic accounting, management control and governance

We're exploring how accounting can help organisations combat financial crime, deal with the challenges of new technologies and more effectively govern themselves – to the benefit of all.

Accounting education

Through our research, we're taking a closer look at how best to educate the next generation of accounting professionals around the world.

Programme Structure

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  • Part-time
    • 72 months

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October 2021



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject, including accounting, business or a social science. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview.

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