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Philip Dodds FCCA

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Senior Lecturer

I was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in 2008 having commenced my teaching career at Sunderland College in 2000 where I worked in the Higher Education team teaching Finance and Accounting to HNC/D and foundation degrees. Prior to working in Education I worked in small businesses for over 12 years, preparing accounts and audits for clients.

Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)
Post Graducate Certificate in Business Education (PGCE)

Teaching and supervision

  • Current programme leader
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (with placement)
  • Previous programme leader
  • BA (Hons) Business and Financial Management
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Top-Up)
Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management

Current module leader
  • Stage 3 International Financial Reporting (Professional)
  • Stage 2 Financial Accounting
  • Stage 2 Financial Reporting for Business
  • Stage 1 Introduction to Financial Accounting

Previous module leader
  • PG International Financial Statements
  • Stage 3 International Financial Reporting
  • Stage 3 Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Stage 2 Corporate Finance
  • Stage 1 Accounting for Business and Management

Previously I have been a centre leader for Vietnam and MDIS Tashkent.
I have supervised both undergraduate and postgraduate students in finance dissertations.

Research interests for potential research students

International Financial Reporting Standards
Reporting Standards


My research interest is in creating successful graduates within the finance and accounting area. I am currently looking to undertake an exploration of what makes an accounting student marketable to employers.
Financial Reporting
International Financial Reporting Standards

I'm a member of both validation and revalidation panels within the University and with collaborative partners.

I obtained the maximum exemptions from ACCA for finance programmes which was successfully renewed. 

I also obtained CIMA and CPA (Australia) exemptions.

I was previously a member of both the Faculty Quality Board and University Quality Board.

Last updated 11 May 2021

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