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Doctorate in Finance and Accounting

A Doctorate in Finance and Accounting from our business school is the highest level of education for those wishing to pursue a career in the field. Our program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the principles of finance and accounting, as well as the ability to apply them to real-world situations. Coursework research covers topics such as financial reporting, taxation, investment analysis, strategic planning, and risk management. Our faculty are renowned experts in their respective fields, ensuring that you receive the highest quality of education. Upon completion of the Doctorate program, graduates are prepared to take on a wide range of positions in the finance and accounting industries.

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"Achieving Excellence with a Doctorate in Finance and Accounting from Swiss Online Business School"

Study method: 100% Online/self-study

Contains: 4 Modules + Thesis


  • Research Methods

  • Electronic Research Methods

  • 2 of the following subjects

    • A. Advanced Finance

    • B. Advanced accounting

    • any of the above 2 can be replaced with a. dynamic website or b. Global Management or c. Information Systems Analysis or e. Strategic Management and Leadership for additional fee of 90 CHF


  • What is the word count for my thesis?

A Doctorate thesis is normally between 45.000 – 60.000 words (from chapter 1 to chapter 5).

In our doctorate programs, you will:

  • Develop and practice innovative research methods.

  • Earn the highest quality of education.

  • Achieve the expertise to publish in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Become a successful doctoral researcher and educator.

Doctorate in details: 

Duration: 2 academic years (18 months)*

Previous study: Master or equivalent OR 7 years Management Experience + a Bachelor or equivalent

Study Fee: click here

English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school)

Age: 24 years or older

Note: If you have any doubts about your suitability for this study program please contact us

Academic Information:

following the European Higher Education Area and Bologna Process (EHEA) Standards & guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG)

EQF: European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 8 (doctoral level)

ECTS: 120 European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Accreditations, Quality Assurance & legalizations: Please check here

Award: DBA in Finance and Accounting

Study fee

Study Fee: click here

Note: The study fee does not include the submission fee of 7 CHF and the application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 95 CHF (one-time payment and non-refundable).

You may check Google, XE, or any other service to know how much, approximately, is the fee in your local currency

*According to, "the duration of the doctorate is not standard: usually, it is between 2 and 7 years, depending on the research field, the school, and the employment (part-time/full-time)."

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