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Dr Stephen Donnelly

Assistant Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Stephen Donnelly is Head of EDI for the department of Accounting and Financial Managment and programme leader for the BSc (Hons) Accounting degree.  He specialises in the teaching of financial and management accounting.

Before joining Newcastle Business School Stephen worked for BPP (Professional Education), the first private for profit university in the UK.  Stephen taught courses for all the large professional bodies in the UK, particularly ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA and ICAS, frequently lead CPD training sessions for qualified members of these bodies.  

Stephen's research interest combines his experience of accounting with his love for teaching as he focuses on the training of professional accountants, in particular he focuses on the difficulties of skills acquisiton compared to the knowledge acquition.

Stephen Donnelly

Education of Accountants particularly considering knowledge versus skills.

  • Accountancy DBA April 25 2024
  • Education MBA September 01 2002
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA 2018
  • Passed Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA) 2000


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