Introduction

Exploring accounting practice, education, theory, regulation, and profession; and their organisational, social, environmental, and political implications.

The Accountancy group is a very active research group that focuses in particular on the broadly defined areas of:

  • International financial accounting
  • Social and environmental accounting
  • Corporate governance and regulation
  • Accounting education
  • Management accounting
  • Public-sector accounting
  • Critical perspectives on accounting.
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Key Programme Information

At a Glance

Degree Qualification
MPhil or PhD

Our Research

Accountancy staff foster collaborative interdisciplinary and international research which further strengthens its research base.

Research Interests

Organisations and Accounting Change

Exploring technological, cultural and political-economic underpinnings of organisational and accounting change.

Experts: Professor Alan Sangster, Professor Aziz Islam, Professor Chandana Alawattage, Dr Audrey Paterson, Dr Bill Jackson, Mr Mark Whittington, Dr Thereza Sales de Aguair, Dr Shamima Haque,

Professor Alan Sangster, Professor Aziz Islam, Professor Chandana Alawattage, Dr Audrey Paterson, Dr Bill Jackson, Mr Mark Whittington, Dr Thereza Sales de Aguair, Dr Shamima Haque

Organisations and Accounting Change

Entry Requirements

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

International Applicants

Qualifications

The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.

Fees and Funding

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Careers

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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Contact Details

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Business School
University of Aberdeen
Edward Wright Building
Dunbar Street
Aberdeen
AB24 3QY