LSE’s Department of Finance ranks among the most prestigious in the world. The Department, along with the Departments of Accounting and Management, was ranked as the UK leader for Business and Management Studies in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.
Students have privileged access to renowned LSE faculty, global thought-leaders and some of the foremost researchers in their field. The Department is devoted to excellence in teaching and research on subjects including corporate finance, asset pricing theory, risk management, empirical analysis of capital markets, behavioural finance, portfolio analysis, derivatives pricing, microstructure and financial econometrics. From foundation level to advanced courses, students build real-world skills and gain exposure to critical issues, questions and state-of-the-art thinking on the most relevant topics.