Finance and Accounting

The Department of Finance and Accounting combines a combination of cutting edge research activity in the areas of Finance, Banking and Corporate Governance with a wealth of industry experience at one of the Big Four to deliver teaching excellence in the classroom.


We offer a range of industry leading undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses.

The Department also supports a thriving student community. We provide a dynamic environment for PhD and DBA researchers, welcoming applications in any of our research areas.


Recruiting from the finest academics in the field, the Department of Finance and Accounting at Surrey Business School is a leader in the areas of corporate finance, corporate governance, and banking.

Research interests

  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&As)
  • Corporate governance
  • Banking and the performance of banking institutions


Members of the Department of Finance and Accounting are drawn from a variety of academic and practitioner backgrounds, creating a diverse pool of knowledge and expertise. Information on our research papers, journal contributions, conference presentations, publications and teaching areas can be found within our profiles below.

See a full list of our academic staff.


Our Department has access to the most sophisticated and analytical databases in accounting and finance, providing our staff and students with the appropriate tools to perform cutting edge research and deliver high quality output. Staff and current students can access these databases here.

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Surrey Business School
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Surrey