To be successful, you will have to go far beyond the basic program requirements. At York University's PhD Program in Accounting, you will be expected to participate in research with faculty members, to develop your own research ideas into conference presentations and academic articles, and to submit those articles to leading journals for publication.
Career OpportunitiesThe demand for PhD graduates in accounting is very strong in Canada, the U.S., and across the globe. The Schulich PhD Program in Accounting will prepare you for a career in research and teaching at top business schools around the world. The program will give you a strong academic foundation in accounting, as well as an understanding of the relationship between accounting and other fields of management.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Qualitative research methods
- Logics of social research
- Overview of accounting research
- Judgement & decision research in accounting
- Advanced topics in accounting research
- Special topics in accounting research
- Research design
- Empirical methods in finance
- A master’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum B average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
- Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.
- GMAT or GRE
- Research Experience
International12000 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 CAD per semester during 48 months.
National2870 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 48 months.
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Students entering Schulich's PhD program may expect to receive $25,000 in the first year. This amount is renewable in years two through five, provided that the student maintains full-time status and demonstrates satisfactory progress in the program. If a student defends his/her dissertation proposal before September 15 in his/her fourth year, he/she is eligible to receive an additional $2000 in year four. Funding in years one through three is tied to a research assistantship. Details are available from the PhD program.
In addition, a limited number of International Student Fellowships for international students may be available in years one through five. This funding will be applied directly to tuition fees.
Schulich PhD students who are Canadian citizens or landed immigrants may apply for the Royal Bank’s Student Line-of-Credit Program. If you are interested in the RBC loan program, please contact the financial aid office for more details.
If you come to Canada as an international student you will need a “student permit” please visit the International Relations website for information on study permit, VISA and options for working on and off campus.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last year
Check the official programme website for potential updates.