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Research Areas Our research strengths are focused in a number of groups or themes. Each of these involves externally funded research, international collaboration and the active involvement of doctoral students. There are opportunities for research students to study in any of the disciplines outlined below. Researchers in accounting mainly cluster around two main areas: firstly governance and ethics and second, accounting history. The AGES group (accountability, governance, ethics and sustainability) undertakes research projects unified by the overarching theme of accountability. It has enjoyed recent funding support from a number of external bodies including ACCA, ESRC and EPSRC. It has a strong group of PhD students, including home and international candidates, and a number of strong and active international links. Specific areas of research expertise include: ? Corporate reporting ? Business ethics ? Corporate philanthropy ? Social and environmental accounting ? Sustainability and social measurement ? Third sector accountability ? Accounting history More information about our academic staff can be found on the School?s website. Research Degree Training and Skills Development There is an extensive research training programme at both the subject-specific level and generic level. At the generic level, the University s Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School provides a full range of research training in professionalkey skills, bibliographical techniques, and quantitative and qualitative methods. TYPICAL FUNDING School studentships own employer sponsorship endowments. International students - British Council Foreign and Commonwealth Office own government University scholarships. HOW TO APPLY The main deadline for applications is May 1 2011, for programmes starting in September 2011. Late applications may be considered on a space-available basis by September 1 2011 (for a January 2012 intake) or by January 1 2012 (for an April 2012 intake). If you are applying for funding, other specific deadlines may apply. After each deadline, shortlisted candidates will be invited to undertake a detailed (phone) interview. Successful applicants will be informed of their admission to the programme shortly after the interview. Further application advice is available from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. For the quickest and easiest way to apply, visit our postgraduate online application site.

Research Areas Our research strengths are focused in a number of groups or themes. Each of these involves externally funded research, international collaboration and the active involvement of doctoral students. There are opportunities for research students to study in any of the disciplines outlined below. Researchers in accounting mainly cluster around two main areas: firstly governance and...

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class Honours degree and a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and speaking and a minimum 6.0 in allmum EnglItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+???????????????????????????????????+S?++??????,??[email protected]#iItem????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????{?????W?????????W???W????{*?W?W??????????????A???A???????A?A???A??????A????A???A???????A????????????????????

An upper second-class Honours degree and a merit master's degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and speaking and a minimum 6.0 in allmum EnglItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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