10 Doctorate Programs in Accounting 2020

The process known as accounting can be traced back thousands of years to ancient civilizations. Accounting is the measurement and analysis of a business’s economic practices. Financial accounting, for example, will focus on the business’s financial statements and transactions.

Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting

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New York, USA +14 More

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ... +

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

HKBU School of Business offers 4-year full-time PhD across five main disciplines, namely Accountancy and Law (ACLW), Economics (ECON), Finance and Decision Sciences (FDS), Man ... +

HKBU School of Business offers 4-year full-time PhD across five main disciplines, namely Accountancy and Law (ACLW), Economics (ECON), Finance and Decision Sciences (FDS), Management (MGNT) and Marketing (MKT). Combining academic rigour with a resolutely international approach, these programmes are ideal for future business leaders or scholars. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
September 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong

Our PhD programme is similar in structure and content to those at other top universities in the world. Students are required to undergo rigorous course training in the first t ... +

Our PhD programme is similar in structure and content to those at other top universities in the world. Students are required to undergo rigorous course training in the first two years to build up a solid foundation of knowledge on economic theories, statistics/econometrics, finance, as well as accounting. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Berlin, Germany

The BSE provides outstanding doctoral students with a vibrant, intensively networked research community and a training structure that will develop their talents in a unique co ... +

The BSE provides outstanding doctoral students with a vibrant, intensively networked research community and a training structure that will develop their talents in a unique combination of high-level academic and applied research. During the course phase of three semesters, students deepen their knowledge of economic theory, applied economics, econometrics, and economic policy. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
October 2020
15 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg, South Africa

The candidate should develop applied specialized competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of accounting principles in the financ ... +

The candidate should develop applied specialized competencies in the mastering, interpretation, understanding, analysis, and application of accounting principles in the financial accounting field. A qualifying candidate should show evidence of original and independent scientific work. -
PhD
Full-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Ottawa, Canada

Multidisciplinary, holistic and forward-looking, the Telfer Ph.D. in Management program is unique, challenging and carries high expectations for students. In the Accounting an ... +

Multidisciplinary, holistic and forward-looking, the Telfer Ph.D. in Management program is unique, challenging and carries high expectations for students. In the Accounting and Control field of the Ph.D. in Management, students examine reporting, accountability, internal/external controls, regulations, governance requirements and practices, international performance measurement, compensation, risk management and intellectual capital measurement. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Durham, United Kingdom

Over the past few years, our research has been published in a range of quality journals. Subjects include financial reporting and disclosure, auditing quality, corporate gover ... +

Over the past few years, our research has been published in a range of quality journals. Subjects include financial reporting and disclosure, auditing quality, corporate governance, corporate ownership structure, public accounting, management accounting, social and environmental accounting, the accountancy profession, accounting history, Islamic accounting and finance and accounting education. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Benin City, Nigeria

The purpose of the PhD (Accounting) degree programme is to produce competent academic & professional accountants and financial experts. The programme shall familiarize stu ... +

The purpose of the PhD (Accounting) degree programme is to produce competent academic & professional accountants and financial experts. The programme shall familiarize students with the basic theoretical and practical tools and techniques required for excellent performance in their future professional work. -
PhD
Full-time
English
March 2020
Campus
 

PhD

Alba Iulia, Romania

Şcoala Doctorală reprezintă o structură instituţională academică, investită cu responsabilitate în organizarea administrativă a desfăşurării studiilor universitare de doctorat ... +

Şcoala Doctorală reprezintă o structură instituţională academică, investită cu responsabilitate în organizarea administrativă a desfăşurării studiilor universitare de doctorat din cadrul Universităţii „1 Decembrie 1918” din Alba Iulia, cu atribuţii în gestionarea activităţii doctoranzilor şi în promovarea activităţii de cercetare specifice acestui ciclu de instruire academică. -
PhD
Full-time
English, Romanian
October 2020
Campus
 
Alba Iulia, Romania

Şcoala Doctorală reprezintă o structură instituţională academică, investită cu responsabilitate în organizarea administrativă a desfăşurării studiilor universitare de doctorat ... +

Şcoala Doctorală reprezintă o structură instituţională academică, investită cu responsabilitate în organizarea administrativă a desfăşurării studiilor universitare de doctorat din cadrul Universităţii „1 Decembrie 1918” din Alba Iulia, cu atribuţii în gestionarea activităţii doctoranzilor şi în promovarea activităţii de cercetare specifice acestui ciclu de instruire academică. -
PhD
Full-time
Romanian, English
October 2020
Campus