Bournemouth University has a strong international reputation as a provider of thought leadership and contemporary business education. The Bournemouth University Business School is a world-class learning institution, at the forefront of business education for almost 30 years. We bring active and positive change to business and society, enabling regional, national and international businesses to develop and thrive. The Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
We’ve continued to establish strong business links with high-profile companies, provided expert opinion on a global basis and pushed the boundaries of knowledge, in finance, management, retail, tourism and events through our Research Centres.
In an increasingly competitive employment market, business skills are the key differentiator. It pays to think beyond the minimum satisfactory requirements and invest in your own professional development to stay ahead.
Our range of full and part-time courses have been designed to give you the confidence and tools to enhance your career, change career direction or simply acquire up-to-date skills and knowledge of international business, management skills, and a thorough understanding of the financial and economic environments in which businesses operate.
We offer a range of Business and Management courses including our flagship Master of Business Administration (MBA). Our MBA has been carefully tailored to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills in business and management.
Our Executive Education Suite combines modern boardroom style study accommodation with break rooms and interactive PC and plasma screen technology. An extensive network of newly refurbished IT labs is complimented by other learning facilities, including a campus-wide wireless network and virtual learning environment.
Graduates & Alumni
The end result is the success of our graduates, who hold key positions in global companies such as JP Morgan, KPMG, IBM, Barclays, Mazars, Lush, the Crown Prosecution Service, Bond Pearce and Blake Lapthorn.
Our established research culture, which interrogates organisational effectiveness, corporate governance and regulation and intellectual property, is now complimented by new research into risk management and legal studies. As a progressive research community, we encourage our PhD students to look to the future.
Expertise & Excellence
As experts in their fields our academics are in demand by the media, governments and organisations worldwide.
Our expert analysis and opinion regularly appears in the mainstream media, with contributions to The Guardian, The Independent, FT, BBC Radio and Sky News.
Academics also share their expertise through our business consultancy services, which have aided the profitability and market position of many of the organisations with which they have worked.