Accounting, Banking and Finance

Accounting, Banking and Finance at Bangor is known for its research impact. Our diverse student body and global outlook provides a unique student experience whilst our courses equip you with the knowledge and transferable skills needed for a successful career.

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Overall Satisfaction in the subject area of Accounting

National Student Survey 2022


for Teaching Quality in Accounting and Finance

Times & Sunday Times: Good University Guide 2023

Top 10

for Accounting and Finance

2023 Guardian University Guide

Student Experience

Our current students talk about their experience of Bangor Business School so far and share advice on why you should consider studying accounting, banking and finance at Bangor University.

Graduate Profiles - Where are they now?

Read what our alumni are up to and how they found their experiences of studying at Bangor Business School.

Margaret Cowan - Bangor Business School Alumni

Margaret Cowan

I am certain I would not be where I am today if I had not studied at Bangor University. Without the dedicated support and encouragement from my lecturers, I would not have pushed myself to apply for a master’s and would most likely have settled for a job I wasn’t satisfied with. Instead, I completed my MSc and started a position I am incredibly passionate about straight out of university. 

Ahmed Dhaif a Bangor University Graduate by the Menai Bridge.

Ahmed Dhaif

My experience at BBS continues to shape my life on many levels. I have come to understand more about the academic culture, diversity, and most importantly having a sense of purpose in life, and this is on-going and shall only be improved in the years to come. 

 George Krokos Bangor Business School Alumni

George Krokos

I choose Bangor due to the ranking of the Financial Economics course, the syllabus, and the location of the University. I grew up in the centre of Athens and thus wanted to move to a more remote and smaller town. Bangor's located in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK, that coupled with the university’s student satisfaction statistics made me take the plunge and I must say I never regretted it!

Bogdan Pop a graduate of Bangor University Business School

Bogdan Pop

Bangor University was the foundation to my professional career. I learnt a lot about Banking and Finance and developed a discipline which was very helpful in my career. Participating in course-related activities and competitions gave me an excellent opportunity to improve my skills and differentiate myself from others when applying for jobs.

Salima Behilil Bangor Business School Alumni

Salima Behilil

The nurturing nature and unwavering support I received from my lecturers in Bangor Business School during my amazing three year experience has instilled into me a level of confidence that I have since encompassed into all aspects of my life.

Our Research in Accounting, Banking and Finance

Bangor has developed an international reputation and influence in banking and finance research over several decades. Staff have active links with international institutions such as the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). Current research themes explored by our staff include European Banking Union, negative interest rate policy, executive compensation, financial ethics and credit ratings. Accounting students benefit from our research-led academics who are experts in financial and management accounting, taxation, auditing and financial analysis. Our staff publish their research findings in many of the leading international journals in Accounting, Banking and Finance. Academic staff regularly undertake high-level research work for external organisations, which has included the European Commission, the World Bank and the UK Treasury. Research-led teaching flourishes within the School and has led to innovative programme design and delivery in accounting, banking and finance. 

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