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About the Department of Accounting

The LSE Accounting Student Experience

Student Experience Snapshots



The Department of Accounting enjoys a pre-eminent reputation for the excellence of its teaching and research and for its leading role in public-policy issues. It ranks alongside the most highly-rated departments in accounting and financial management worldwide. The Complete University Guide 2013 by The Independent ranked Accounting & Finance at LSE Number 1.

Maintaining and advancing our leading international reputation in teaching is among our top priorities. We do this by continually enhancing the quality of the student experience in our programmes at both the undergraduate and graduate level, such as by maintaining effective student-faculty ratios and ensuring an appropriate balance and mix of students to maintain diversity and quality of the educational experience.

The following web pages provide further information about our programmes at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as about our research programmes;