Professional Doctorate in MPhil Accountancy

Course Description

The Accountancy by research degree gives you the opportunity to concentrate on your strengths and interests within the Accountancy field which you can either progress to PhD or apply to a variety of industry situations. You can apply your skills within either the public or private sector, fund management, stockbroking, investment analysis, banking and financial services.

The main areas of expertise are:

  • Accountancy Practice and Theory – study of the influences on regulatory change
  • Organisation and Accounting Change – insights from theoretical change
  • Accountancy Education

There are no course modules listed for this programme as it is a research postgraduate degree

Find out more about Business School Research

The Business School is given five themes which are carried out throughout research, projects and teaching.

  • Work, Health and Wellbeing
  • Energy and Environment
  • Finance, Organisation and Governance
  • Theory and Method
  • Property Market Analysis

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Why study at Aberdeen?

  • You study at an ancient Scottish university dating back to 1495 with a wide range of international students and international academics with impressive research and consultancy portfolios.
  • As a research student you are welcome to attend seminars and events in the School and across the wider University.
  • The Business School is ranked third in the UK for impact in Business and Management Studies (Times Higher Education REF)
  • The University was founded on the principle of “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Bishop Elphinstone, 1495. You study in an international environment with international academics who offer you specific expertise in their discipline areas.

Where you study

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Full time or part time
  • Start month is flexible

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Entry Requirements

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