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Department of Accounting and Finance

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About the Department

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 Accounting and Finance Past Seminars‌.‌‌‌

Teaching and Research

Within this department we offer a range of study options at undergraduate, Master's and PhD level and our established reputation for excellence in research underpins our teaching.

  • Undergraduate

    Our undergraduate courses provide you with the tools and support to secure a successful career in accounting and finance.

  • Master's

    Drawing on our excellence in cutting-edge research, our Master's courses provide able graduates with crucial theoretical and practical skills.

  • PhD

    Our vibrant PhD programmes immerse you in an environment where ideas flourish and you can reach your potential.

  • Research

    Our international research reputation is driven by individual staff research activities covering a wide variety of research areas and topics.

Casual researcher vacancy

We're recruiting for a casual researcher for a flexible position. The role is approximately 120 hours of work over 12 weeks, starting as soon as possible and would suit a PhD candidate or recently graduated PhD student.

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Engaging with Business

How businesses can balance profit with environmental good is an urgent question for boardrooms globally. Professor Jeffrey Unerman explains how the evolution of sustainability accounting should help more organisations achieve better sustainability.

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The Department of Accounting and Finance runs a series of research seminars with invited academics from universities across the world. For past events, please visit our Events Archive.