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Salford Business School

Dr Mohammad Albahloul

Lecturer in Accounting & Finance


I joined Salford University Business School in January 2015 as a Lecturer in Accounting. I specialise in Auditing and my research interest focuses on the international characteristics of accounting profession and accounting education (i.e. IFRS / IAASs / IESs). I have had previous academic positions at many national and international universities; UK and overseas. Valuable management consultancy experience has been gained in accounting and auditing reforms. Currently my teaching is under/post graduates degrees and supervising master and PhD students. 


Management Accounting Techniques for undergraduate degrees in Accounting & Finance.

Islamic Financial Market and banking for Postgraduate taught degree.

Research Interests

International Accounting and Auditing (IFRS / IAASs / IESs)

Curricula Development for Accounting Programme

PhD Supervision

I am currently supervising doctoral students on the following topics:

Auditing (i.e. the UK auditors’ liability capping, and International Accounting (i.e. IFRS applications in Less Economically Developed Countries).

I would be interested in supervising future doctoral students in:

auditing, financial reporting, international accounting and accounting education.


Qualifications and Memberships

The British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)

BAFA’ International Accounting and Corporate Governance Special Interest Group

CPA; a member of the Syrian Association of the Certified Public Accountants.


A Suggested Approach to Adapt the Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRs) in Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs): the Case for Syria Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies (Economic and Law), Lattakia, Syria, March 2012.

Accounting Standards from an International Prospective: in Workshop Syrien, Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe: Band 4, Anthology, GRIN Verlag Fur Akademische Texts, Germany 2011, Pp. 111-127

The Bases of Syrian Corporate Governance Due to Auditors and Investors Viewpoints, Tishreen University Journal for Research and Scientific Studies (Economic and Law) with Alkadi, H., Lattakia, Syria. 2010 Vol. 32(2).

The role of the Big Accounting Firms in the Internationalisation Process of Auditing Practice”, the Financial Reporting & Business Communication Conference; Research Unit, Sixth Annual Conference, 4-5 July 2002, Cardiff Business School, The UK.