Research courses

As a PhD student you will receive rigorous training in research methods, outstanding supervision and mentorship, and coursework that will give you both in-depth and broad subject-specific knowledge.

What we are researching

We have access to sophisticated and analytical databases in accounting and finance, giving you the appropriate tools to perform high-quality research and deliver trusted output.

Research interests

  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Banking
  • Macro-finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Banking and the performance of banking institutions

Find a course

Find out more about applying to Surrey.

Expert support

Our Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.