University of Exeter Departments

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University of Exeter Departments

There are five departments in the Business School:


Members of the Accounting discipline bring together research and teaching expertise from a wide range of backgrounds, including financial accounting, management accounting, financial management, audit and taxation.

Our accounting programmes are highly regarded by students and employers alike and attract a high degree of accreditation from various professional accountancy bodies.


The Department of Economics is committed to excellence in research and teaching.

Within the faculty, there is expertise and international reputation in a significant number of areas of economics. We also engage in projects with international organisations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the United Nations (UN) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO).


Finance is a modern and fascinating discipline, dealing with money, markets and valuation, and is relevant to all aspects of business

We have some of the world’s leading finance experts here at Exeter, and links to many others worldwide. We also collaborate, and share our financial expertise and resources, with a wide range of regional, national and international businesses.

Management studies

We teach and research a wide range of disciplines including entrepreneurship, operations management, tourism, innovation and services.

We have links with many professional associations, including the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Organisation studies

Organisation studies focuses on the structures, processes, practices and contexts of institutions as well as the social relations and implications for people and society.

Members of the department come from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds including management, economics, sociology, psychology, geography, politics, international relations and history.