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Doctoral Program in Accounting

    • CRICOS Code: 056955G | 092763F

    Course overview

    • 5 years full time / 8 years part time
    • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
    • Available to domestic and international students.

    Overview

    What is it about?

    The Melbourne Business School Accounting Doctoral Program uses the talents of the Asia-Pacific's leading accounting researchers. 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 Doctoral Program consists of a Master of Commerce coursework program followed by a PhD.

    All successful applicants will be fully-funded with a scholarship for the duration of their doctoral 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. For a detailed listing of current accounting academic staff, please visit the Department of Accounting website.

    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

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