PhD Scholarship, Department of Accounting
Location: Highfield Campus
Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022
Exciting full PhD scholarships to be awarded by Southampton Business School, Department of Accounting
Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy of growth, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class business school in research, education and enterprise. To enable world-leading research and generate knowledge that is recognised in the global academic community, we are seeking to award full PhD scholarships to outstanding candidates in the Department of Accounting as outlined below to play crucial roles in the School achieving its vision of transforming business and society for the better.
As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, our interdisciplinary research coalesces around multiple research centres which enables us to develop exciting, innovative and rewarding projects that address global challenges and change the world for the better. As a member of the Faculty Graduate School, the Southampton Business School’s postgraduate research students are a highly valued part of our community, and are integral to the continued success of the Business School and of the University as a whole. Our PhD programme has been awarded +3 recognition for full-time students by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and has also received research studentships from ESRC and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for its doctoral programme. We offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic research environment for our PhD students.
We are seeking top-rated PhD applications from candidates with excellent quantitative and positive accounting skillset.
Two priority accounting research areas, but not limited only to them are:
- Financial reporting by regulators
- Adoption of sustainability practices and reporting in developing countries
Research in these areas is currently undertaken by staff in the Department of Accounting. Please visit our website (https://www.southampton.ac.uk/business-school/about/departments/accounting.page) to explore the full range of research interests of staff in this department.
If you have any subject specific queries, please contact the Head of Department of Accounting, Professor Ven Tauringana, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Collins Ntim, E-mail: email@example.com
The scholarships consist of full tuition fees and annual stipend of £15,509 (£1,292.42 per month) for 3 years, which are open to both UK, EU and international/overseas students. Ideal candidates will possess bachelor’s degree with first class and master’s degree with distinction or equivalent in any of our broad disciplines of business and management. Candidates will also need to meet our standard admission requirements for PhD students in addition to a strong research proposal.
Successful applicants will be expected to start in September 2022. Please submit your application latest by 31st January 2022 here: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/postgraduate-applications.page#applying_for_a_postgraduate_research_degree. You should indicate clearly the specific subject area you apply for on the application form.
If you have any general queries, please contact the PhD Director, Dr Pingli Li, e-mail: P.Li@soton.ac.uk and Telephone: +44 (0) 238 059 1389. For any subject specific queries, please contact the respective Head of Department.