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Accounting and Finance


Expertise of research area
accounting; audit; banking; behavioural finance; credit; finance; financial mathematics; market; pension; sports finance

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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

We foster a vibrant teaching and research culture. Our research encompasses four main themes, with a focus on applied and empirical studies, supported by three specialist centres; Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF), Credit Management Research Centre (CMRC), International Banking Institute (IBI).

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Full description</h2>

<h5><strong>Research proposals</strong></h5> <p>The Accounting and Finance Department within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:</p> <p>&nbsp;&ndash; Asset Pricing<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Auditing<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Banking and Financial Services<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Behavioural Finance<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Business History<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Corporate Finance<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Corporate Governance<br /> &nbsp;&ndash; Credit Management<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Financial Accounting<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Financial Mathematics<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Pensions and Insurance<br /> &ndash;&nbsp;SME Finance</p> <h5><strong>Department and research centre further reading:</strong></h5> <p><a href="">Leeds University Business School Accounting and Finance Department</a></p> <p><a href="">Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance</a>&nbsp;(CASIF)</p> <p><a href="">Credit Management Research Centre</a>&nbsp;(CMRC)</p> <p><a href="">Institute of Banking Investment</a>&nbsp;(IBI)</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made <a href="">online</a>. Please state clearly the department&nbsp;and research centre you are interested in on the <a href="">locating your research</a> form.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Leeds University Business School minimum <a href="">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Across all Faculties we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+ and people with disabilities. Applicants will always be selected based on merit and ability.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office&nbsp;<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 4596.&nbsp;</p>

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