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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

About the PhD in Accounting programme

An internationally recognised PhD programme in Accounting offered by the Accounting Group at Cass Business School.

Benefits

We offer a stimulating learning and research environment and the PhD in Accounting programme is supported by leading experts in areas of financial accounting and capital market research.

Our researchers routinely publish in top accounting journals including:

The Accounting Review
Journal of Accounting and Economics
Journal of Accounting Research
Review of Accounting Studies
Contemporary Accounting Research.

The research is also often quoted in the financial press (e.g. The Financial Times, The Economist, and The Wall Street Journal).

Cass - a global business school with a global PhD programme

As a PhD student at Cass, you will be encouraged to present your research at leading international conferences in the UK, the US, Europe and Asia.

As part of the PhD in Accounting programme, we also encourage research visits to top US and European business schools, including Harvard Business School, New York University Stern School of Business, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, and University of Cambridge.

Cass Business School's most recent graduates have been hired by Penn State, London School of Economics, University of Paris and the Bank of England.

Research Areas

We encourage applications for topics in areas such as:

Accountability and governance
Corporate communication and disclosure
Investment banking relations
Analyst research
Financial reporting
Audit
Security valuation
Financial statement analysis.

Application deadline

30 April 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    152 69%

    20th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    9

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