The Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS) at Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest business schools in the East of England. The award-winning business school in Chelmsford and Cambridge offers the most advanced learning technologies and an opportunity to forge close links with the business community. LAIBS is well-recognised as a centre for business education and training by students, employers and professional bodies alike. The Premasters in Accounting and Finance is the pathway program to the master’s degree at LAIBS in ARU. It acts as the first year of the master’s program for local or international students and aids in starting the program.