University of Bath School of Management

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University of Bath School of Management
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TypeBusiness School
DeanVeronica Hope Hailey
LocationBath, United Kingdom
AffiliationsUniversity of Bath
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The University of Bath School of Management in Bath, England, is the international business school of the University of Bath. It was established in 1966 and is considered one of the most prestigious business schools in both the UK and the world.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

The School offers a range of courses including undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD, as well as executive education for individuals and organisations. The Bath MBA is offered as a one-year full-time programme or as a part-time Executive programme.


Bath is one of a number of international business schools to have been accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's (EFMD) quality inspectorate.[7] The Bath MBA has been fully accredited since 1976 by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).[8]

Degree programmes[edit]

The school offers a range of degrees from undergraduate through to doctoral and post-experience programmes.

There are 10 undergraduate courses, ranging from Accounting and Finance to International Management, and a wide range of Master's courses, including Marketing and Finance with Banking.

The Bath MBA[edit]

The Bath MBA is an intensive programme designed for mature individuals with several years' relevant, postgraduate experience. The programme is available in both full-time and part-time, executive formats. The Bath MBA has been AMBA-accredited since 1976.[8]


The school offers two research degrees: a PhD, and a specialist Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Higher Education Management.


The School is ranked highly in a number of areas and subjects. The Complete University Guide placed the School 1st for Marketing for 2018[9] and The Guardian's 2018 rankings placed it 2nd in the UK for Business Management and Marketing.[10]

The Executive MBA programme placed 6th in the UK in the Economist's WhichMBA? rankings for 2016.[11] The school is ranked 8th in the latest UK government's Research Excellence Framework.[12]


The School has over 100 teaching and research staff, with a support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. All academic faculty are members of a division and often a research centre.


  • Accounting Finance & Law
  • Marketing Business & Society
  • Information, Decisions & Operations
  • Strategy & Organisation

Research Centres/Networks[edit]

  • Centre for Business, Organisations & Society (CBOS)
  • Centre for Governance & Regulation (CGR)
  • Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement (CHI²)
  • Centre for Research on Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CREI)
  • Centre for Strategic Change and Leadership (CSCL)
  • Centre for Strategic Risk & Insurance (CSRI)
  • Future of Work (FoW)
  • International Centre for Higher Education Management (ICHEM)

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Joint highs: Co-operation between business schools seems to produce good results". The Economist. 20 July 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Global MBA Rankings 2013". Financial Times. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Masters in Management 2013". Financial Times. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2013". Financial Times. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  5. ^ "1st for Student Satisfaction in Business Studies". National Student Survey. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  6. ^ "1st for Accounting and Finance, The Times & The Sunday Times 2014". The Times & The Sunday Times. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  7. ^ "EQUIS Accredited Schools". European Foundation for Management Development. Retrieved 7 October 2008.
  8. ^ a b "AMBA Accredited Schools". Associationof MBAs. Archived from the original on 11 October 2008. Retrieved 7 October 2008.
  9. ^ "Marketing – Top UK University Subject Tables and Rankings 2018". Complete University Guide. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  10. ^ "University league tables 2018". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  11. ^ "2016 MBA & Business School Rankings | Which MBA?". The Economist. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  12. ^ Research Excellence Framework

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°22.6′N 2°19.55′W / 51.3767°N 2.32583°W / 51.3767; -2.32583