Why study Business & Management at Bristol?

We want to inspire the next generation of leaders and citizens to address the changing needs of society and the grand challenges of our time. We prepare our students with a solid academic foundation and the life skills to succeed in the real world.

Academic Reputation

Our world leading academics are asking critical questions about the needs of business, government and our wider society. As a result their research is actively influencing policy and practice in areas such as gender equality, sustainability and international business management. It is these academics who will be teaching you and sharing their first-hand experience of real-life management and marketing challenges.

Teaching Excellence 

We engage our students in real life business challenges developing the ability to think critically and independently using reflective evidence and analytical methods. Not only will you gain a solid understanding of how organisations and managers operate in a global environment, but we offer the flexibility and choice for you to tailor courses and programmes around your own career goals.

Careers and Employability 

We're an ambitious department offering a dynamic and supportive environment to work and study in. Our close connections with industry mean students benefit from a whole host of tailored careers support from the School, the University Careers service and the Professional Liaison Network. Our students leave us with the skills vital to today's employers which is why our graduates are some of the most sought after in the UK.

International Outlook

We welcome talented international staff and students from across the world creating a vibrant and diverse study experience. We have partnerships with over 150 universities worldwide including universities in Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA and Australia. These partnerships give our undergraduate students opportunities to study abroad.

Our ambition is to tackle the global and societal challenges of our time through excellence in research and teaching. We are a pluralistic school that values an inclusive approach to research – engaging academics from different disciplines and external partners with the highest levels of professional respect for alternative world views. We are critically reflective, analytical and evidence informed about the changes driven by globalisation, governance, entrepreneurialism, digital innovation and sustainability. With our knowledge, we seek to make positive impact in the world.

Professor Palie Smart, Head of School

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Vibrant City

Bristol is a safe and friendly city, brimming with arts and culture. Well located in the UK it offers a great student experience. 

History and Tradition

Bristol was founded in 1876 and is a unique and historic institution. We are ranked among the top universities in the world. This makes our graduates sought after by employers.

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