Why study Management at Bristol?

We offer high-quality teaching and our courses are challenging but prepare students for the real world.

High-quality teaching

Our students learn to think critically and creatively about business, management and marketing. We are an ambitious department offering a dynamic and supportive environment to work and study in.

Our courses and programmes reflect:

  • the impressive academic culture of the university,
  • the practices and challenges posed by the contemporary business environment,
  • our international outlook. 

Careers and employability

We work with employers to offer opportunities to learn about future careers or try out skills on consultancy projects. Our students are career ready by the time they leave us.


We welcome talented international staff and students from over 120 countries across the world. This creates a vibrant and diverse study experience. We have partnerships with over 150 universities worlwide including universities in Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA and Australia. These partnerships give our undergraduate students opportunities to study abroad.


Our research has a global impact. We have a real community of academics who are serious about research that addresses the challenges in society. This includes gender equality, sustainability and international business management.

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.

Our future ambition

We are ambitious and growing fast and are at the centre of the University's planned digital innovation hub at Temple Quarter.

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

Bristol voted best place to live in the UK ('Best Places to Live 2017' The Sunday Times)

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