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Postgraduate Research Handbook

Accounting & Finance Pathway

For all queries on the Research Training Programme for A&F Pathway please contact Mark Falzon in the Doctoral Programme office at Mark.Falzon@manchester.ac.uk

 

Students studying under this pathway will have varied and specific training programmes depending on which field your PhD is based - Accounting; Accounting & Finance; Finance.

Please see table below to see what is compulsory and what options are available to you depending on your field.

When you make your course selections, please ensure you complete the Course Unit Selection Form and return it to Mark.Falzon@manchester.ac.uk.  Please use this form to choose what courses you intend to take (A&F Course Unit Selection Form) and return it to Mark Falzon (Room D15 AMBS East) by Thursday 27th September 2018.  You must consult your supervisor when making these choices. 

 The full A & F Timetable can be found here

 

Finance

Accounting and Finance [Market Based Accounting / Quantitative]

Accounting [Qualitative]

BMAN80931 Advanced Finance Theory Old BMAN Number 80301

BMAN80271 Advanced Financial Accounting Theory

BMAN 73921 (to be registered with PGT Administrator)

BMAN80281 Finance Research Seminar 1

BMAN80941 Market Based Accounting Research Seminar Old BMAN Number 80442

BMAN80900*

Advanced Accounting Research Seminar 1 & Advanced Accounting Research Seminar 2

BMAN80292 Finance Research Seminar 2

BMAN80703 Empirical Corporate Finance

 

BMAN80703 Empirical Corporate Finance

 

 

two more Units to be discussed with Supervisors and approved by RTP Director

Three more Units to be discussed with Supervisors and approved by RTP Director

Three more Units to be discussed with Supervisors and approved by RTP Director

 

 

 


Course unit outlines

BMAN80931 Advanced Finance Theory

BMAN80281 Finance Research Seminar 1

BMAN80292 Finance Research Seminar 2

BMAN80703 Empirical Corporate Finance

BMAN80271 Advanced Financial Accounting Theory

BMAN80312 Advanced Corporate Finance

BMAN80941 Market Based Accounting Research Seminar

BMAN80900 Advanced Accounting Research Seminar 1 & Advanced Accounting Research Seminar 2

Students are also able to replace modules with other PGT courses; a list of recommended PGT courses can be found here:

Recommended PGT Courses

Course Units at the School of Social Sciences

Details of course units offered by the School of Social Sciences can be found in the Course Unit Information tab in MyManchester. 

PLEASE NOTE!

Assignments:

The pass mark for assignments on the Accounting and Finance RTP is 60%. Where students fail an assignment, a resit must be taken and passed.

Assignments should be submitted by 4pm on the assessment deadline electronically via Blackboard.  All assignment submissions are routinely run through the Turnitin plagiarism checker.

Students who join the programme late will be expected to meet the same deadlines. 

Part-time students will automatically receive a one month extension for assignment submissions.

Extensions of over two weeks must be approved by the MRes & RTP Director but please contact your Divisional Administrator in the first instance.

Research Seminars:

  • Students must attend staff research seminars/brown bag sessions in Accounting/Finance throughout your entire period of study.
Course Unit Enrolments:

Students are not permitted to opt in and out of courses after attending the course.

  • Students MUST NOT attend workshops on which they haven’t enrolled.
  • Once enrolled, the Blackboard space for that particular course will become available.
Missing a class:
If you are ill and cannot attend a course, please inform your Doctoral Programmes Administrator (Mark Falzon) as soon as possible so that alternative arrangements can be made.