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Accounting

York University

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
Duration
12000 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
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About

York University's PhD Program in Accounting is all about groundbreaking research. It offers you the opportunity to work with leading researchers on issues that concern the business community, the accounting profession, and broader society. 

Overview

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 Opportunities

The 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 Structure

Courses 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1435 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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.

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