What is it about?
The Doctoral Program in Accounting at the University of Melbourne uses the talents of the Asia-Pacific's leading accounting researchers in the Department of Accounting. Our renowned academics publish regularly in the world's premier accounting and business information systems journals and have built a teaching and research profile of international significance.
The program is made up of a 2-year Master of Commerce coursework program followed by a 3-year PhD.
Generous scholarships (full fee waivers and a stipend of AUD$30,000 per year) are available for high-performing applicants through the University of Melbourne.
Top-up funding of AUD $10,000 available for research, experiments and conferences during the research phase of the program.
Our PhD graduates have accepted positions at leading institutions both within Australia and internationally including the Australian National University, Monash University, Columbia University, Minnesota State University, Fordham and Singapore Management University.
Many of our academic staff have experience in industry and the profession, and provide advice as consultants and expert witnesses. They have the experience to blend theoretical and practical knowledge in their teaching.
As one of the largest and oldest accounting departments in Australia, we attract the highest calibre of academic staff and students. We have more than 40 renowned academic staff engaged in teaching and research, and who publish regularly in the world's premier accounting and business information systems journals. We are proud to have built a teaching and research profile of international significance.Professor Margaret Abernethy, Accounting PhD Director