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

1st for Business and Management in Complete University Guide

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The Complete University Guide 2016 has recently been published and sees the University of Bath School of Management take 1st place for Business and Management and 2nd place for Accounting and Finance.

These subject rankings have been created by measuring student satisfaction, research assessment, entry standards and graduate prospects.

The School has also been ranked 2nd for Graduate Prospects in Business and Management, highlighting the excellent employability of our students.

Dean of the School of Management, Professor Veronica Hope Hailey commented:
I am extremely pleased with the School of Management's success in this ranking. Yet again we are fortunate enough to be placed in the No 1 spot nationally. Our success is a reflection of the quality of our students, our faculty and our professional service staff and also of our corporate partners. Everyone here works together to make the School a great place to study. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their involvement and commitment.’

Overall, the University of Bath has ranked 12th out of 126 UK universities.

Further information is available on The 2016 Complete University Guide website.

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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.