Accounting and Finance PhD - 2018 Entry

Entry Year
2018

Duration
Full time 4 Year(s)

Course Overview

The degree includes research training, directed study and a thesis. The first year of the PhD programme consists of ten assessed modules, plus a preliminary research project that will contribute to your final thesis. Progression to Year two and three of the programme is contingent on your first year performance. The thesis aims to develop researchers for positions as world class academics in leading universities, or intellectually and technically demanding roles in business and the public sector.

You will learn specialist skills and develop insights necessary to become productive researchers of international standard, as well as gaining a wide scholarly perspective on finance, accounting and other management areas. We emphasise communication and presentation skills, which are absolutely necessary for effective dissemination of research and teaching The University is a member of the North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) established by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). As part of this initiative our accounting and finance students take research training modules offered by Manchester University on a reciprocal basis. This permits students to take more specialised courses closer to their specific research interests.

  • Course Overview

    Course Overview

    The degree includes research training, directed study and a thesis. The first year of the PhD programme consists of ten assessed modules, plus a preliminary research project that will contribute to your final thesis. Progression to Year two and three of the programme is contingent on your first year performance. The thesis aims to develop researchers for positions as world class academics in leading universities, or intellectually and technically demanding roles in business and the public sector.

    You will learn specialist skills and develop insights necessary to become productive researchers of international standard, as well as gaining a wide scholarly perspective on finance, accounting and other management areas. We emphasise communication and presentation skills, which are absolutely necessary for effective dissemination of research and teaching The University is a member of the North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) established by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). As part of this initiative our accounting and finance students take research training modules offered by Manchester University on a reciprocal basis. This permits students to take more specialised courses closer to their specific research interests.

  • Entry Requirements

    Key Information

    Entry requirements: A Masters degree with 70% overall and 70% in the dissertation element is required. In exceptional circumstances, an upper second class honours degree with relevant research experience is accepted. Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score is often required for non-UK qualifications.   IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).  
    Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.   Further information: For more information please see our website
  • Course Structure

    Course Structure

    Detailed module information for this postgraduate programme will follow shortly. However, if you have any questions please contact the department.

  • Fees

    Fees

    Fees

     Full Time (per year)Part Time (per year)
    UK/EU £4,260 N/A
    Overseas £14,275 N/A

    The University will not increase the Tuition Fee you are charged during the course of an academic year.

    If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year. The way in which continuing students' fee rates are determined varies according to an individual's 'fee status' as set out on our fees webpages.

    What are tuition fees for?

    Studying at a UK University means that you need to pay an annual fee for your tuition, which covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

    The fee that you will be charged depends on whether you are considered to be a UK, EU or overseas student. Visiting students will be charged a pro-rata fee for periods of study less than a year.

    Our annual tuition fee is set for a 12 month session, which usually runs from October to September the following year.

    How does Lancaster set overseas tuition fees?

    Overseas fees, alongside all other sources of income, allow the University to maintain its abilities across the range of activities and services. Each year the University's Finance Committee consider recommendations for increases to fees proposed for all categories of student and this takes into account a range of factors including projected cost inflation for the University, comparisons against other high-quality institutions and external financial factors such as projected exchange rate movements.

    What support is available towards tuition fees?

    Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.