Dr Alan Butt-Philip awarded Honorary Readership by University of Bath
Dr Alan Butt-Philip has been awarded an Honorary Readership by the University of Bath. Alan retired from a Readership at the University last year after 35 years of service.
During this time, he played an important role in the running of the School of Management in positions such as Head of Postgraduate Taught Programmes and Head of Undergraduate Programmes, by developing international exchange programmes and through work on key committees such as the School’s Executive Board, on which he served for 10 years. He has been a member of a range of University committees including the University Quality Insurance Committee and the University’s Learning and Teaching Committee.
Dr Alan Butt-Philip has contributed widely to academia and public life in his core area of expertise, the European Union and European integration. He has served, and continues to serve, as academic policy advisor in a range of different contexts ranging from advisory positions to the Bishop of Bath and Wells, to a long involvement with the European Commission’s ‘Team 92’ group of experts on the single European market. In addition, he has contributed to public life as Parliamentary candidate and candidate for the European Parliament.
Leveraging his unique insights into European policy matters and associated institutions, Dr Alan Butt-Philip continues to contribute to the University through teaching and student support and offers to contribute to the continued internationalisation of the School of Management.
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The University of Bath School of Management has consistently achieved both top research and teaching ratings in the UK's Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessments. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), the School was rated 5th in the UK for management research.
We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976. The School is consistently ranked among the top UK business schools by The Times, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and The Guardian.
The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.
The School of Management has a faculty of around 90 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a support team of around 70 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,100 students in total comprising some 200 MBA students, 460 Master’s students, 210 full- and part-time research students, and over 1100 undergraduates following BSc degrees. The School also runs joint undergraduate programmes with Departments in the Faculties of Engineering and Design, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences.