Albert Luthuli Leadership Institute (ALLI)

MPhil Business Management specialising in Critical Accounting


About the MPhil Business Management specialising in Critical Accounting Programme

Introducing, the MPhil degree in Critical Accounting, a pioneering program designed to challenge conventional notions of accounting and explore its vital role in society, with a specific focus on public interest responsibility. Throughout this degree, students will delve into the complexities of accounting practices, questioning established norms, and critically analysing their implications on businesses, governments, and the wider public.

The MPhil in Critical Accounting offers a unique and intellectually stimulating journey into the world of accounting with a specific focus on its public interest responsibility. If you are passionate about exploring the societal implications of accounting practices and aspire to be a transformative force in the field, this program is tailor-made for you.

Why Apply?

Through this degree, you will have the opportunity to problematize and challenge conventional accounting norms, fostering a deeper understanding of the role accountants play in shaping organizations and society at large. By critically examining the ethical, social, and economic dimensions of accounting, you will be equipped with the tools to question the status quo and advocate for responsible accounting practices.

Our interdisciplinary approach to research and learning will empower you to become a socially conscious accounting professional. You will develop a keen awareness of the power dynamics at play within financial systems and gain insights into how accounting practices can either reinforce or challenge existing inequalities.

As a student in this program, you will be encouraged to think creatively and independently, exploring innovative solutions to address pressing social and environmental challenges. Your research and coursework will contribute to advancing the field of critical accounting and will have the potential to shape policies and practices that promote transparency, accountability, and sustainability.

By choosing the MPhil in Critical Accounting, you will be joining a vibrant community of scholars and practitioners committed to making a positive impact on society. This degree will not only provide you with a deep understanding of accounting's societal significance but also empower you to become an agent of change, advocating for the public interest and promoting responsible leadership in the accounting profession.

To find out more about the Course Content and the Eligibility Criteria, download the program Brochure HERE


- Author Elma Akob