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The Department of Accounting and Finance is part of The School of Economics Finance and Management, and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with world leading research based teaching

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The Department of Accounting was Ranked in the top four UK departments in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

RAE 2008

The Department of Accounting and Finance has an international reputation both for its teaching and its research. Courses are given by leading researchers who incorporate the very latest ideas into their teaching.


The School welcomes applications for research degrees in accounting, economics, finance and management. The PhD degree is a research qualification based on preparation of a dissertation under the supervision of one or more staff members.

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In the last Research Assessment Exercise, the Department of Accounting and Finance was awarded an average rating of 2.55

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