Postgraduate research (PhD)
Accounting and Finance at the University of Bristol has an enthusiastic research community, a welcoming atmosphere and excellent research facilities.
Research is central to the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Bristol. The most recent UK-wide research assessment, REF2014, rated 78 per cent of the school's research in business and management as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.
Candidates entering the PhD programme are normally required to take 60 credit points of taught units in their first year and to participate in PhD workshops and reading groups. Students are also encouraged to undertake further training in agreement with their supervisor for the duration of their studies.
Find out about research going on in the School of Accounting and Finance
Our Bristol Doctoral College supports the community of postgraduate researchers across our research degree programmes. Find out what the Doctoral College has to offer you.
Visit the University of Bristol postgraduate blog for insight into all aspects of postgraduate life at Bristol.
Applying for PhD study at Bristol
How to apply
Details of the required academic qualifications, and English language requirements .
Look at our country-specific pages for information about equivalent qualifications for specific countries.
Fees and funding
If you are seeking funding, please see our postgraduate funding opportunities and advice.
There are also some potential sources of funding for Postgraduate Research programmes and your PhD supervisor may be able to provide advice on what options are available.
After you apply
See full details on what happens after you apply.