Our priorities in the accounting and finance division are to promote excellence in research, provide first class advice to practitioners and policy makers, and offer a rounded portfolio of vibrant and relevant teaching programmes.

WE SPECIALISE IN THE FOLLOWING SPHERES.
  • Microstructure of financial markets
  • Behavioural finance
  • Decision analysis
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk assessment
  • Consumer credit
  • SME financing
  • Auditing
  • Financial history
  • Financial mathematics
  • Bank-corporate relations
  • Sports finance
  • Pension accounting

To learn more about our research, please explore our research activity page.

OUR AFFILIATED RESEARCH CENTRES

Many of our academics conduct their research within the auspices of the following research centres.

All three centres collaborate in their research, sharing common research themes, datasets, methodology workshops, the joint-supervision of PhDs and the dissemination of results.

STUDY WITH US

We believe PhD students are integral to our division's commitment to collaborative research work.

We currently supervise twenty-eight PhD students. Our division organises a series of regular seminars and research methodology workshops. Recent international visitors have included Allan Hodgson from the University of Amsterdam, the editor of European Financial Management John Doukas, Julio Pindado from the University of Salamanca, J C Lin from Louisiana State University, and Marco Bigelli from the University of Bologna.

Our academics cover all the major areas of Accounting and Finance, as well as specialist options that reflect their research interests. We also offer ESRC-recognised post-graduate programmes in Accounting and Finance and International Finance.

To learn more about studying with our accounting and finance academics, please visit our research degree pages.