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We have a 20 year reputation for producing world-leading research, and are recognised for our excellence in both research and teaching. The department is made up of a diverse group of internationally-renowned scholars who specialise in key areas including accounting and bank regulation, corporate finance, financial econometrics and many more.
The quality of our teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level is an essential element of our success. Our programmes are highly ranked amongst the best in the world, and The Higher Education Funding Council for England and its predecessors have consistently ranked our Department in the highest research quality category, corresponding to research of international excellence. Every year, we host about 20 seminars with leading researchers from around the world and we have an active visitors programme. View our Past Seminar Series.
By harnessing the power of research and academic insight, we are leading the debate on a range of global issues. Read our latest article by Professor Steve Young, in which he talks about whether corporate talk of employees as an asset is matched by their actions. This is demonstrated by our partnership on our new Fitch scholarships and placements. Discover how we are engaging with organisations by visiting For Business.
Within this department we offer a range of study options at undergraduate, Masters and PhD level and our established reputation for excellence in research underpins our teaching.
Our undergraduate courses provide you with the tools and support to secure a successful career in accounting and finance.
Drawing on our excellence in cutting-edge research, our Masters courses provide able graduates with crucial theoretical and practical skills.
Our vibrant PhD programmes immerse you in an environment where ideas flourish and you can reach your potential.
Our international research reputation is driven by individual staff research activities covering a wide variety of research areas and topics.
The Department of Accounting and Finance runs a series of research seminars with invited academics from universities across the world. For previous series, please visit our Past Seminar Series.
Wednesday 27 June 2018, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday 4 July 2018, 3:30pm to 4:45pm
Friday 14 September 2018, 10:15am to 11:30am
Friday 12 October 2018, 10:15am to 11:30am
Wednesday 17 October 2018, 10:15am to 11:30am
Friday 26 October 2018, 10:15am to 11:30am
The Financial Times Global Master in Finance ranking, published June 2018, once again recognises Lancaster University Management School’s MSc in Finance as being one of the best in the world. With 65 global business schools ranked, Lancaster’s programme is positioned 29th worldwide and 5th in the UK.
Lancaster University has risen one place to eighth in the country in The Complete University Guide 2019 league tables, solidifying its status as one of the UK’s elite universities.
A team of LUMS students have succeeded in securing third place in a national CFA competition.
Just over 100 first year Accounting and Finance students had the opportunity to try their hand at trading stocks in a simulation exercise run by Amplify Trading.
Employer branding and company reports hail staff as a precious element of business. Steve Young explains a project to dig deeper into FTSE-100 reports and see whether all the upbeat messaging is backed up by actual attention and commitment.
A team of LUMS students have made it through to the final of the CFA Research Challenge UK 2018.