Accounting and Financial Management


Dr Song Zhang

  • Qualifications: PhD, MSc(Distinction), BSc.
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 023 9284 8587
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  • Department: Accounting and Financial Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


Dr Song Zhang serves as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management at Portsmouth Business School. Prior to his appointment at Portsmouth, he held academic positions at Lancashire Business School and Surrey Business School and taught a variety of accounting and finance modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, e.g. International Finance, Research Methods, etc.

Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. Song Zhang is taking or has taken the teaching responsibilities at Portsmouth Business School as follows;

Independent Study (Level 6, Unit Coordinator), Corporate Finance and Valuation (Level 7, Unit Coordinator), Managerial Finance and Financial Markets (Level 7, Unit Coordinator), MSc Dissertation (Level 7, Unit Coordinator), UG Dissertation (Level 6), Advanced Financial Management (Level 6), Personal Tutorials (Level 4, 5 and 6), Dissertation Supervision (Level 6 and 7).

Song's best teaching performance in the normal class is 4.5/5.0 (Corporate Finance and Valuation, Level 7, 2014/2015).


Song has a PhD degree in small business finance and has published peer-reviewed papers in the areas of small business finance and banking, entrepreneurship in various academic journals, such as International Small Business Journal, Economics and Human Biology, etc. He has also published a book chapter (The Oxford handbook of entrepreneurial finance) by Oxford University Press. During his PhD study at the University of Surrey, he received the honour of Vice Chancellor Research Student Finalist and FBEL Postgraduate Research Student of the Year Award. He has also received the best paper award for ECR in 2016 from Portsmouth Business School.Research Interests:

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking, Financial Institutions and Financial Markets
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Research profile

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