Welcome to the School of Management
We are one of the oldest Business Schools in the UK with over 50 years of academic excellence in business education and research. We are also part of an elite group of business schools worldwide with the triple-crown of accreditations - AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.
We are proud to have been recognised by THE as Business School of the Year 2021 for our commitment to driving economic and social regeneration, extra-curricular support to our students, reskilling our alumni and helping local business throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We also received Educate North Business School of the Year 2020 in recognition of our outstanding performance in the areas of financial performance, teaching, research, student experience, innovation, and economic impact.
We are proud to have created an environment that enables current and future business leaders to flourish and to make a difference in the world. Our broad range of courses are designed, with our industry partners, to respond to the rapidly evolving business landscape. Our research is distinctive, relevant and is helping to shape the world we live in.
Choosing the School of Management means becoming part of our community of International academic and research partners, local and national employers and alumni of more than 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries.
The School of Management. Empowering Change.
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Proud to be part of elite group of just 1% of business shools worldwide with the triple-crown.
We are Business School of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2021)
We are in the top 1% of Business Schools in the world to have been awarded the triple crown of accreditation.
Our Distance Learning MBA is ranked 1st in the world for value for money (Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2022)
Of our 2020 graduates went on to employment or further study within six months (HESA).
Responsible management and sustainable development are strategic priorities at the heart of everything we do. Read more about our sustainability agenda.
Mission & Vision
Our mission & vision statement sets out our aspiration to use our responsible management education, research and partnerships to empower change.