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Andrew Smerdon

Teaching Fellow

The Management School



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Andrew is a Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University specialising in Accounting. In 2021 he was awarded the Pilkington Teaching award by Lancaster University.

Prior to entering academia in 2014, Andrew spent 11 years working in industry, firstly within External Audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers and secondly as a Senior Manager within Internal Audit at Lloyds Banking Group. Andrew is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (from 2014) with the ICAEW, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004. 

Andrew gained a PGCE in Post-Compuslory Education in 2014 and is a Fellow of Advance HE. He was part of the team responsible for winning the AAT Training Provider of the Year - Medium award in 2017 whilst teaching at Preston's College.

Andrew has delivered a number of national training courses to colleagues covering pedagogical practices teaching online. 

Andrew is currently the Part I Director of Studies (from 2018 onwards) and is Module Director for a final year undergraduate Financial Accounting module.


BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance - 1st class (Lancaster University)

PGCE in Post-compulsory Education (Edge Hill University)

Fellow Chartered Accountant (ICAEW)

FHEA (Advance HE)

Professional Role

Part I Director of Studies, Accounting and Finance

Current Teaching

Academic Year 2020/21

Ac.F100: Introduce to Accounting and Finance - Business Environment (all year)

Ac.F301: Financial Accounting I (Michaemas Term)

Additional Information

In 2021 Andrew was awarded the Pilkington Teaching award by Lancaster University.

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