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Ph.D. On Campus

Accounting

Queen's University Belfast

36 months
Duration
17460 GBP/year
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About

The Accounting programme at Queen's University Belfast is energetic and continuously strives for excellence in teaching and its scholarship. The group's research strengths range from accounting change to accounting education, and from performance measurement to financial accounting, using both quantitative and qualitative research techniques.

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Overview

Aside from gaining close research advice and direction from their supervisors and other academics in the group, research students benefit from attending courses and tailor-made reading groups to complete their background preparation in accounting. 

Queen's Management School prides itself on research-led teaching and offers its research students experience as teaching assistants in a variety of undergraduate courses. Students regularly attend the School's various seminar series, which attract leading academics from around the world. 

Students from the Accounting programme at Queen's University Belfast also present their work at these events, gaining invaluable advice and preparation for the academic job market.

Registration is on a full-time or part-time basis, under the direction of a supervisory team appointed by the University. You will be expected to submit your thesis at the end of three years of full-time registration for PhD, or two years for MPhil (or part-time equivalent).

Career Prospects

The School has a proven track-record of placing its PhD graduates in tenure-track research and teaching posts at top universities in the UK and elsewhere.

Programme Structure

Associated Research:

  • Accounting and performance measurement in multinational companies
  • Accounting quality and corporate governance
  • Accruals accounting in public sector organisations
  • Ethics and accounting education
  • Governance in charities
  • Management/accounting change in the public sector

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a UK 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and a UK Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with a final result of 60% (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University).

Tuition Fee

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    17460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17460 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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