• Degree: PhD
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Business Administration
  • Department: Accounting

Program Description

PhD in Accounting - Admission Requirements

Applicants for the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)Degree at the Faculty of Business Administration must hold a master’s degree from the Faculty of Business Administration at Beirut Arab University or any other recognized university that qualifies him / her to pursue their PhD with a minimum CGPA of “2.33” for credit-hour system students and “Good” for academic year system students in the courses of the master’s degree. Postgraduate students should pass the TOEFL exam with a minimum average of 500, or IELTS with a minimum score of “6.5”, or its equivalent in other languages before registering for the thesis.​​​​​​​​​​​​

Career Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in different settings, since accounting and auditing are necessary for a wide variety of businesses, Government, tax authority, auditing firms (CPA firms) and banks. Hence, our graduates may find careers in accounting, internal auditing, corporate governance, external auditing, budgeting preparation, product costing and cost control, financial accounting, and managerial accounting.

Some career options include:

Tax Accountant

Cost Accountant

Managerial Accountant

Internal Auditor

External Auditor

Governmental Auditor

Finance Controller

Finance Director

Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
ACCT703 Seminar in Accounting Theory 3 3 Major R
ACCT704 Seminar in Managerial and Cost Accounting 3 3 Major R
Second Semester
ACCT705 Seminar in Auditing 3 3 Major R
ACCT706 Seminar in Advanced Statistical Methods 3 3 Major R
Third Semester
ACCT707 Seminar in Financial Accounting 3 3 Major R
ACCT708 Seminar in Tax Accounting 3 3 Major R
ACCT709 Seminar in Managerial Accounting 3 3 Major R
ACCT710 Seminar in Accounting Information Systems 3 3 Major R
Fourth Semester
ACCT711 Seminar in International Accounting 3 3 Major R
ACCT712 Seminar in Cost Accounting 3 3 Major R
ACCT713 Seminar in Accounting For Non-Profit Organization 3 3 Major R
ACCT714 Seminar in Research Methodology in Accounting 3 3 Major R
Sixth Semester
ACCT799 Thesis 3 3 Major R