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


We are one of the UK's leading business schools. Our courses are regularly ranked amongst the best in the UK and worldwide. We also have an excellent reputation for the quality of our research. Below is a summary of our performance in the latest national and international rankings.

University rankings

As a University we have an excellent reputation and rank highly internationally. Read more about the University's rankings.

THE Student Experience Survey 2016

We are ranked as the UK’s 5th best university external website and joint 1st place for universities that students would recommend to their friends.

The Student Experience Survey 2015

School rankings

The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016

We are ranked 1st for Business studies and 5th for Accounting & Finance. Explore the rankings (requires login) external website.

The Times - The Sunday Times

Financial Times rankings

We are ranked 16th in the UK and 56th overall in the European Business School rankings external website.

Our MSc in Accounting & Finance has been ranked by the FT as one of the world’s 55 leading finance courses external website and is ranked 4th for Risk Management (2016) external website

Our MSc in Management is ranked 11th in the UK external website with the highest proportion of graduates employed three months after graduation (98%). It is ranked 71st in the world.

Financial Times

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We have consistently achieved high rankings in the UK Government's research quality assessments. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) external website, we ranked 8th in the UK for business and management studies.

RAE 2008: Ranked 5th in UK

EQUIS accreditation

We are accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate external website.

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

MBA rankings and accreditations

The Economist MBA rankings 2016

Our full-time MBA is ranked 6th in the UK and 58th in the world external website. Our part-time (Executive) MBA is ranked 6th in the UK and 44th in the world external website.

We are also ranked second globally for our intake of female students external website.

The Economist

Corporate Knights Better World MBA rankings 2015

We are ranked 2nd in the UK and 18th in the world external website.

Corporate Knights

América Economía global MBA rankings 2016

We are ranked 4th in the UK and 38th in the world.

America Economia

CNN Expansión best MBAs in the world 2015

We are ranked 3rd in the UK and 29th in the world external website.

CNN Expansion Magazine

Association of MBAs accrediation

Since 1976 our MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) external website. Accreditation by AMBA is the acknowledged hallmark of quality and professionalism in MBA provision.

Association of MBAs