Accounting and finance research degrees

Our postgraduate research in accounting and finance including entry requirements for PhDs and other research degrees.

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Accounting and finance academics are based within the School of Business, to read more on their research interests and actives, please visit the School's Research pages.

Our main research interests are:

  • Management and Management Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Finance and Financial Markets
  • Accounting Education
  • Critical and Social Analysis of Accounting
  • Social and Environmental Accounting

In 2016, we revitalised our mission for research and knowledge exchange in Business. This mission aligns closely with the interdisciplinary and transformative University of Dundee research agenda.

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

English language requirements

IELTS (overall) Reading Listening Speaking Writing
6.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6.0


We also accept other English language qualifications

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

Don't meet the English language requirements?

English language programmes

Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.

Apply for a research degree

You can apply for a PhD or other postgraduate research degree using our Direct Application System.

We have three start dates per academic year.

PhD Accounting & Finance (3 years)

PhD Accounting & Finance (4 years)

MAcc by Research Accountancy & Business Finance

Business (non-graduating) (research)

Disabled students

The University of Dundee welcomes applications from disabled students.


Dr Theresa Dunne
Director of Doctoral Studies, School of Business
 +44 (0)1382 385174