Introduction

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

Study Information

At a Glance

Degree Qualification
PhD

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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
  • Healthcare accounting
  • Critical perspectives on accounting.

Our Research

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

Research Interests

Aberdeen Global Scholarship (EU)

The Aberdeen Global Scholarship is open to European Union (EU) students.

This is a £2,000 tuition fee discount available to eligible self-funded Postgraduate Masters students who are classed as International fee status and are domiciled in the EU, plus another £3,000 discount for eligible Postgraduate Masters students who would have previously been eligible for Home fees (Scottish/EU) fee status.

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Entry Requirements

To apply for this programme you 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

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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. A number of Accounting PhDs from Aberdeen are now working in reputed universities across the world and continue to be active in their research endeavours.

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