School of Management Graduate Division

During the past 40 years, the School of Management has established itself as one of Europe’s leading business schools. We offer a range of taught postgraduate and post-experience programmes, including the world-ranked Bath MBA and a range of one-year, MSc programmes in a variety of subjects.

Our research programmes include The Bath PhD, designed for those who wish to specialise in an area of academic research within the field of management. Our Faculty’s research focuses around six key subject areas and we have a number of leading research centres on campus.

Taught masters

Our highly-rated MSc degrees are one year in length and aim to increase your employability by combining high quality academic learning with practical skills. Employers continually report that what makes our graduates so attractive is that they are ‘work ready’ and have the necessary skills to manage across a wide-range of business sectors. Our MSc in Management is currently ranked 6th in the UK by the Financial Times. We have a number of MSc scholarships available.

MSc Application deadline:

  • For International students the application deadline is 30th June
  • For Home/ EU students the application deadline is 31st August

Post-experience programmes

The Bath MBA requires a minimum of 3 years' post-graduate management work experience. It has earned a reputation for excellence and has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976. The Bath MBA is currently ranked 2nd in the UK and 25th in the world by The Economist Which MBA?

Research degrees

The School of Management is a leading international centre for management research, ranked 8th in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). We have a number of PhD studentships available.

Our research

Our research is structured around four issue-based research Divisions, which span functional disciplines. These groupings contain cross-functional Research Centres, which focus and formalise our major research initiatives. Teaching is organised within functional or disciplinary divisions.

Our four research Divisions are:

Accounting, Finance & Law (AFL)
Marketing, Business & Society (MBS)
Information, Decision & Operations (IDO)
Strategy & Organisation (SO)

Find out more about our Research Centres and Divisions.