University of Bath School of Management

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University of Bath School of Management
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Type Business School
Established 1966
Dean Veronica Hope Hailey
Location Bath, United Kingdom
Campus Semi-rural
Affiliations University of Bath
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The University of Bath School of Management in Bath, England, is the international business school of University of Bath. It was established in 1966 and is actually considered as one of the most prestigious and highly selective schools in both the UK and the world.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

It offers a range of programmes 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 who has 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 degree programmes from undergraduate through to doctoral and post-experience programmes including an MBA programme.

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 Executive MBA programme ranked 11th in the global Economist's Executive MBA ranking and 2nd within the UK.[1] The school is ranked 8th in the latest UK government’s Research Excellence Framework.[9]


The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. All academics are members of a teaching subject group, a research cluster and often a research centre/ network. Each teaching subject group has a group convenor or head and each research centre has a director.

Subject groups[edit]

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business, Society and Business Economics
  • Information, Decision and Operations
  • Organisation Studies
  • Marketing
  • Strategic and International Management
  • Change Leadership
  • MIS
  • Entrepreneurship Planning

Research Centres/ Networks[edit]

  • Centre for Research in Strategic Purchasing and Supply (CRiSPS)
  • Centre for Business, Organisations and Society (CBOS)
  • Centre for Governance and Regulation (CGR)
  • Centre for International Business & Management (CIBAM)
  • Centre for Research in Advertising and Consumption (CRiAC)
  • Centre for Strategic Risk & Insurance (CSRI)
  • International Centre for Higher Education Management (ICHEM)
  • Work and Employment Research Centre (WERC)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Group (EIRG)
  • Management Research in Action (MaRIA)

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Joint highs: Co-operation between business schools seems to produce good results". The Economist. 2013-07-20. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Global MBA Rankings 2013". The Financial Times. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. ^ "Masters in Management 2013". Financial Times. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  4. ^ "Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2013". Financial Times. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  5. ^ "1st for Student Satisfaction in Business Studies". National Student Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  6. ^ "1st for Accounting and Finance, The Times & The Sunday Times 2014". The Times & The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  7. ^ "EQUIS Accredited Schools". European Foundation for Management Development. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  8. ^ a b "AMBA Accredited Schools". Associationof MBAs. Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  9. ^ 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