University of Bristol, School of Economics, Finance and Management
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The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is made up of three distinct departments, Economics, Accounting and Finance, and Management. Each of these departments produces world leading research and contributing towards teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The university's mission is "to pursue and share knowledge and understanding, both for their own sake and to help individuals and society fulfil their potential;". Teaching is a core aspect of the statement and we take that very seriously. For all our staff excellence in teaching is a key element of their role. Courses are given by leading researchers who incorporate the very latest ideas into their teaching, and by our dedicated teaching staff. The result is a lively and challenging educational environment.
The School consists of almost 100 academics working in research and teaching. The high quality of research was illustrated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, where 88% of the Department of Economics research was classified as either world leading or internationally excellent, whilst 78% of the research in Business and Management was rated as world leading, or internationally excellent, placing the Departments of Management and Accounting and Finance amongst the leading schools in the UK. The School is host to three research centres, the ESRC funded Centre for Market and Public Organisation, the Centre for Structural Econometrics and the Action Research and Critical Inquiry in Organisations.
We offer a wide range of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. We currently offer 13 single honours undergraduate courses, taking advantage of the specialisms of our three constituent departments, and 3 joint honours programmes with mathematics, politics and philosophy. At postgraduate level, we offer 9 full-time taught MSc degrees, and a part-time MSc degree in strategy, change and leadership.
Currently, we have 60 postgraduate research students, and we accept approximately 590 undergraduate students and upwards of 700 taught postgraduate students each year.