Upcoming students

Prospective students

Thank you for your interest in studying in the Department of Accounting.

If you are thinking of applying for the BSc Accounting and Finance and have any questions, please contact the UG Admissions team. For enquiries relating to Postgraduate study, including the MRes/PhD Accounting and our MSc programmes, please contact Graduate Admissions or email accounting@lse.ac.uk.

Our programmes

The Department of Accounting offer the following programmes:

These Programmes aim to offer the following benefits:

  • The opportunity to study in one of the most highly-rated Departments in the subject area in the world, both for its research and its institutional links and for its research-led teaching.
  • Exposure to world-class social scientists, business leaders, politicians, and modern thinkers who visit and/or teach at LSE.
  • The opportunity to acquire a solid foundation if students have little or no background in accounting or finance, or extend their knowledge in this area within a flexible programme.
  • The opportunity to prepare for careers in the fields of finance and accounting, management consulting and advisory services in both the private and public sector.

Making an application

Applications for UG degrees must be submitted via UCAS. For more information visit UG Admissions.

For postgraduate degrees, all applications must be made online via the Graduate Admissions Office.

Teaching environment

In support of all students studying within the Department of Accounting, there is a dedicated Professional Services Team that can be found on the third floor of the Marshall Building. Office opening times are from 10:00-12:30 and 13:30-16:30 Monday to Friday in MAR 3.07.

In addition, each programme of study is run by a Programme Director. Course Leaders and Programme Directors are members of faculty who oversee all aspects of the academic management of courses offered by the department. Click here for details of all Staff and research students in the Department of Accounting.

Student fees, funding and scholarships

Each year, LSE awards around £4 million in scholarships and financial support to its undergraduate students. In addition to LSE's own funds, students may be able to access scholarships and financial support from governments and agencies around the world. Guide to tuition fees and finanical support.


International Student Immigration Visa Advice Team (ISVAT)

ISVAT provides detailed immigration advice for International Students on their website which is updated whenever the immigration rules change. They can advise you by e-mail (if you complete an online query form on the ISVAT web pages) or at the drop-in services in the Student Services Centre reception. ISVAT supports students applying to extend their stay in the UK; and in complex cases, they will make individual appointments.

For more information including drop in times go to: lse.ac.uk/isvat. You can also follow us at @LSE_ISVAT

ISVAT also manages staff and student exchanges through the Erasmus + programme at LSE.  For more information on our exchanges, go to lse.ac.uk/Erasmus.