Accounting, Finance and Economics DBA

Robert Gordon University

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    8 (Accounting & Finance)
  • Research Quality

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    / 4.00
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    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Doctor of Business Administration

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Course Summary

The research topic of Accounting, Finance and Economics offers a number of interesting and challenging potential research projects. We are also interested in the following broad Accounting, Finance and Economics research opportunities: Accounting Profession; Accounting Education; Capital Structure; Corporate Failure; Financial Development and Liberalisation; International Labour Mobility; Market Efficiency; Market Efficiency for Corporate Control. The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is a professional doctorate providing dynamic, research-based views of real management issues. You will have the opportunity to blend the latest academic thinking with business knowledge, skills and practice, enabling a significant contribution to the enhancement of professional practice. A DBA is equivalent to a PhD but more applied in nature. The course has been designed to build on your management experience, skills and past academic achievement as part of a carefully considered plan. In the first taught stage you will consolidate and extend your specialist knowledge and research competence and advance your research proposal by choosing complementary masters modules from across the whole university. As well as offering a taught foundation in research methods, this DBA will also offer the opportunity to consolidate and expand on interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary skills. In the second stage you will take your proposal forward to a full dissertation.

Tuition Fees

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£4,327 per year

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About this University

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is an innovative, accessible and professionally-minded university. It takes a modern, forward-thinking approach to higher education, providing practical and vocational learning. With a great record for graduate-level employment, RGU has gone from strength to strength – proactively engaging with businesses and delivering innovative courses designed to prepare the workforce of the future.


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