If you love numbers and working out financial transactions involved in a growing business this programme will allow you to gain the skills required to work at top level in the accounting area. You work out profitability and how to gain competitive advantage in financial terms, and you help a business to understand financial issues. From a solid grounding you can progress and work globally.
The Accountancy group is a very active research group that focuses in particular on the broadly defined areas of financial accounting including international accounting, public sector accounting and critical perspectives on management accounting.
Accountancy staff also foster collaborative interdisciplinary and international research which further strengthens its research base. Staff regularly visit universities in Europe, USA and elsewhere as well as hosting visiting staff and seminars.
Key Programme Information
At a Glance
- Degree Qualification
- MPhil or PhD
To apply for this programme must have at least a good Honours degree in Accountancy or a related subject and must provide a detailed research proposal and two academic references from their most recent academic institution.
If English is not your first language you must also show evidence of attaining standards in English. Details of English language criteria can be found at http://www.abdn.ac.uk/international/english-requirements.php.
The taught component of these programmes comprise a seminar series and discipline-based courses in research or subject specific courses, as appropriate for the individual student, delivered as part of the Graduate Business School taught programmes.
Fees and Funding
International non-EU Applicants
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Graduates go into Public and Private Sector Accounting and Management, Fund Management, Stockbroking, Investment Analysis, Banking and Financial Services. Many also continue to develop their career in Academia internationally.
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