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Master the principles of accounting, financial control, analysis and evaluation, and speak the language of business.


Accounting underpins everything that happens in business. Understanding the foundational concepts and practices of accounting is a critical skill for any future leader or decision maker.

Accounting at LSE Summer School is a spread of expertly-designed courses that will accelerate your understanding and help you build fluency in the language of business. From the principles of accounting to exploring how financial statements are used in investment banking or asset management, you will dig deep into core concepts. And you will be challenged to translate theory into practice through hands-on exercises and real-world case studies.

Enriched by multimedia, press and video content, Accounting courses at LSE Summer School will give you privileged access to LSE faculty – some of the most renowned and respected thinkers and thought leaders in business today – and expert guest speakers from the worlds of financial analysis and banking. You will emerge with a rock-solid understanding of the key ideas of accounting in relation to capital markets as well as critical concerns affecting the world of finance, such as climate change and social and governance issues.

Accounting at LSE Summer School is well suited to students with little previous experience as well as those who already have some knowledge or familiarity with accounting, and our courses convene participants from all over the world with an interest in equity, investment banking, asset management or research.

LSE ranked #3 university in Europe for Accounting in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.


Ranked #7 in the world and #1 in London for Accounting

QS World Rankings 2023: Accounting and Finance


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Find information about our Faculty and their research

Dr Maria Correia

Summer School Programme Director, Accounting - Associate Professor of Accounting

Dr Jose Carabias Palmeiro

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr Stefano Cascino

Associate Professor of Accounting

Dr Furkan Cetin

Assistant Professor

Dr Saipriya Kamath

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr Gulnaz Khamidullina

Assistant Professor (Education)

Dr Jeroen Koenraadt

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr Xi Li

Associate Professor of Accounting

Dr Julia Morley

Associate Professor (Education)

Dr Jacob Ott

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr Aneesh Raghunandan

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr Oscar Timmermans

Assistant Professor

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