Accounting students

Department of Accounting and Finance

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. 

Departmental Staff

About the Department

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. 

Engaging with Business

By harnessing the power of research and academic insight, we are leading the debate on a range of global issues. This is demonstrated by our partnership on our new Fitch scholarships and placements. Discover how we are engaging with organisations by visiting For Business.


Teaching & Research

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 the accounting and finance profession.



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.

Upcoming Events

The Department of Accounting and Finance runs a series of research seminars with invited academics from universities across the world.


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