Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Accounting (Research)

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Course summary

At the Aberystwyth Business School we’re committed to attracting talented scholars at all levels to contribute to the academic vitality and research profile of the school. We welcome research proposals relating to Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing and Enterprise since these represent significant areas of our research expertise. Furthermore, our Masters programmes in Finance have been especially designed to offer a research training option, to prepare students for progression onto a PhD.

Course details


Year 1 Core (30 Credits) Students must take a minimum 30 credits of the following centrally provided research training modules: Semester 1: Quantitative Data Collection And Analysis PGM1010; Qualitative Data Collection And Analysis PGM1100; Qualitative Data Collection And Analysis PGM1700. Semester 2: Qualitative Data Collection And Analysis PGM1120; Qualitative Data Collection And Analysis PGM1710. Year 1 Options: The following are optional centrally provided research training modules. Students should take at least one of the following modules: Semester 1: Dulliau Darllen MOR0510; Research Skills And Personal Development PGM0100; Principles Of Research Design PGM0210; Ways Of Reading PGM0410; Manuscript Skills: Post Medieval Palaeographic And Diplomatic PGM1210; Using Manuscript Sources For Medieval Studies; Palaeography, Diplomatic And Context PGM1400. Semester 2: Research Skills And Personal Development PGM0120 Using Manuscript Sources For Medieval Studies; Palaeography, Diplomatic And Context PGM1420.

Entry requirements

You will need: A minimum of at least an upper second class honours degree; Either a relevant Masters degree or a commitment to study advanced study modules within your chosen discipline; Research experience or a commitment to study the Research Training modules. You will also need one of the following in order to meet the English language entry requirements for admission onto a PhD research programme: GCSE English or IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent English language qualification).

English language requirements

Programmes: Art; Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences; Education; History and Welsh History; Information Studies; Law (Taught LLM courses); Management and Business; Modern Languages; Welsh IELTS:6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component TOEFL:93 with minimum component scores: Listening 17, Writing 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20. Pearson PTE: 62 with minimum scores of 51 in each component

English language requirement: Postgraduate Programmes (General)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4327 Year 1
England £4327 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4327 Year 1
Scotland £4327 Year 1
Wales £4327 Year 1
Channel Islands £4327 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

N.B. The above fees for full-time study in 2020-2021 only. If the course is studied on a part-time basis, the tuition fees are half of the full-time fee in the first year. The tuition fee for subsequent years of the course will be subject to a slight increase in line with the fees for that academic session. Similarly if the course is interrupted for any reason.
Accounting at Aberystwyth University - UCAS