University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management


REF2014: Ranked 8th in UK

The School has consistently achieved both top research and teaching ratings in the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessments.

HEFCE was set up by the UK government to be responsible for the distribution of public money for teaching and research to universities and colleges. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the University of Bath School of Management was ranked 8th in the UK for business and management studies.

RAE 2008: Ranked 5th in UK

THE Student Experience Survey

We have been ranked as the UK’s top university in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey 2015.

The survey highlighted our excellent academic, sports and social facilities, good community atmosphere, safe campus and strong connections with industry.

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The Student Experience Survey 2015

The National Student Survey

For the second year running, Bath is ranked 1st for Business Studies in terms of student satisfaction in the UK.

National Student Survey

Bath MBA in The Economist's global elite

Both our Full-time and Executive MBA are in the world-wide elite. Our Full-time programme is ranked 4th in the UK and EMBA is ranked 6th in the UK.

The Economist

Financial Times - Bath MBA and Masters ranked

Financial Times Global MBA Ranking

The Bath MBA ranked:

Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking

Bath's MSc in Accounting and Finance ranked in the top 50 programmes from across the globe.

Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking

Bath's MSc in Management is ranked amongst the global elite. It also ranked in the top 10 in the UK.

Financial Times European Business Schools Ranking

Bath is once again included in the FT's ranking of Europe's top Business Schools. It is also ranked amongst the UK's top 20 schools.

Financial Times

Top 5 in The Times & Sunday Times University Guide

Bath is ranked in the top 5 for Accounting & Finance and for Business Studies in the 2015 ranking.


The Times - The Sunday Times

The Complete University Guide

The School of Management is ranked 1st for Business & Management and 2nd for Accounting & Finance in the 2016 ranking.

The Complete University Guide

The Guardian

Bath is ranked 3rd for Business, Management and Marketing and:

  • Joint 2nd for Career prospects (91%)
  • 97% of students are satisfied with their course
  • Bath received a value added score of 9 out of 10
The Guardian

Corporate Knights

The School of Management has been ranked first in the UK and 11th overall, out of 100 schools worldwide, in the Corporate Knights Global Green MBA ranking. The School is also ranked third in the world for published Faculty research in the area of sustainability.

Corporate Knights

Bath ranked 3rd in UK by América Economía

América Economía's 2015 ranking of top global MBAs ranks Bath 19th in the world and 3rd in the UK.

America Economia

Bath MBA ranked 3rd in the UK by CNN Expansión

CNN Expansión, Mexico’s leading business magazine, ranks Bath 3rd in the UK.

CNN Expansion Magazine

EQUIS: Bath included in worldwide elite

Bath is accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's (EFMD) quality inspectorate.

EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.

EQUIS: Bath included in worldwide elite

Association of MBAs

Bath has been accredited by the Association of MBAs, the leading international accreditation body, since 1976. Accreditation by the Association of MBAs is the acknowledged hallmark of quality and professionalism in MBA provision.

Association of MBAs