University of Edinburgh PhD Scholarships in Accounting and Finance 2017, UK


Deadline:

April 17, 2017

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PhD Scholarships in Accounting and Finance

Up to three PhD scholarships are offered per year in Accounting and/or Finance. Any area of study will be considered within these disciplines.

Eligibility

The major areas of interest in current staff research are as follows:

Accounting:

  • Accounting for charities
  • Accounting and consumer society
  • Accounting narratives
  • Accounting and popular culture
  • Accounting regulation
  • Accounting, strategy, and information technologies
  • Financial accounting
  • Healthcare and social care accounting and accountability
  • History of accounting and calculative practices
  • Management accounting, governance and control
  • Management controls for major programmes & projects
  • Market-based accounting research
  • Social studies of accounting and accountability
  • The accounting profession

Business and climate change:

  • Benchmarking carbon performance
  • Carbon accounting
  • Carbon markets & low carbon investment
  • Risk management

Finance:

  • Banking
  • Behavioural finance
  • Capital market anomalies
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate pension risk analysis
  • Econometrics of financial markets
  • Empirical asset pricing
  • Equity valuation
  • Energy finance
  • Institutional setting for IPO markets and underpricing of IPOs
  • Market microstructure; high frequency trading

Applicants should have:

  • A postgraduate master's degree from an accredited institution in the UK or overseas with evidence of above-average academic achievement (more than 65% overall in your Masters) and a postgraduate master's dissertation with distinction (UK equivalent). MBA or master's students without a dissertation are welcome to apply and should provide evidence of distinction level (UK equivalent). Your official transcript and grading scheme must be provided when you submit your application.
  • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 7.0 overall, or the equivalent from our approved list of certificates.

For more information click "Further official information" below.


This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

http://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/phd/scholarships-funding/scholarships/business-school-scholarships/phd-scholarships-in-accounting-and-finance



Eligible Countries
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Study Levels
PhD
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Publish Date
December 17, 2016




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