The School of Economics, Finance and Management consists of three distinct departments; the Department of Accounting and Finance, the Department of Economics and the Department of Management, with over 50 research-active staff, publishing in top international journals.

The high quality of research was illustrated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, where 88 per cent of the Department of Economics research was classified as either world leading or internationally excellent, whilst 78 per cent of the research in Business and Management was rated as world leading, or internationally excellent, placing the School of Economics, Finance and Management amongst the leading schools in the UK.

Our ongoing focus is to address critically the significant challenges that face individuals, organisations, communities and policymakers in the 21st Century. Changes that are driven by processes of globalisation, inequality, entrepreneurialism and innovation in the advent of digital, network economies, and the challenges of environmental and social sustainability.

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Research groups

We have a vibrant and progressive research base and our staff and their research have established a strong international reputation. You can find out more about our departmental research groups by following the links below.

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