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School of Management 3rd in Guardian University Guide 2014

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The Guardian University Guide 2014 has been published and sees both the University and the School of Management improving on last year’s positions.

The University of Bath School of Management has climbed to 3rd place out of 114 institutions – moving up three places on last year in the league table for business and management studies.

The School of Management has also placed 2nd for ‘Satisfied with the Course’, ‘Satisfied with Teaching’ and ‘Career after 6 months’.

The Guardian University Guide 2014 considers satisfaction of final-year students with teaching, feedback, assessment and the overall experience; spend per student; the student to staff ratio; the career prospects of graduates; a value added score and the grades pupils have to achieve to stand a chance of being offered a place.

The University of Bath has achieved an overall ranking of 7th place, a rise of two positions on last year’s result, out of 119 UK institutions.

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General Notes For Editors:

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

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 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 over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.