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Accounting and Finance, and Accounting and Society Scholarships at the University of Edinburgh Business School

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Profile Description

Our School
The University of Edinburgh Business School has been ranked 16th in the UK and second in Scotland according to the Power Index, which measures the quality and breadth of research, in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment. Recognition in the REF adds to our success of joining the 1% of business schools worldwide to be ‘triple-accredited' from international ranking bodies, AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.

Research in Accounting and Finance
The research interests of the Accounting and Finance Group connect with and inform theoretical and practitioner debates in the field. Our research culture is enhanced by a vibrant and integrated community of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, a seminar programme hosting leading academics, participation in international networks, and increasing links with practitioner communities. There is a strong interdisciplinary dimension to our work, involving collaboration with researchers within and beyond the group, the School, and the University.

Within the Accounting and Finance Group resides the Centre for Accounting and Society which aims to study how accounting, the accounting profession and various calculative practices impact on the management and governance of organisations, cultural formations, and the definition of economic and social relationships. It is seeking two dynamic researchers to join a group of globally recognised academics.

Successful applicants will join the PhD programme in September. For further details on the doctoral programme at the Business School please see our website

The Accounting and Finance Group offers up to three PhD scholarships per year in Accounting and/or Finance. Any area of study will be considered within these disciplines. For further details please see our website at

The Centre for Accounting and Society is seeking one additional candidate with interests at the interfaces between accounting and sociology, literature, political economy, science and technology studies, cultural studies, and in the humanities broadly defined. For further details please see our website at

Funding Notes
Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Deadline for applications is 17th April 2017. Value: £14,500 + tuition fees (UK/EU and overseas) annually for up to three years.


Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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