MMU Business School (MMUBS)

Manchester Metropolitan University Business School (MMUBS) is one of the largest business schools in the UK, offering a wide range of courses including bachelor degrees, professional short courses, HND, Masters and Doctoral (PhD) programmes and research. It has established links with universities across Europe, Asia and North America.

The Business School is structured into the following academic divisions: Accounting and Finance; Digital Business and Management Systems; Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour; Marketing and Retail; Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Business. Research centres include: Centre for Policy Modelling (CPM), Centre for Professional Accounting and Financial Services (CPA), Centre for Professional Personnel and Development, etc.

The MBA programmes are accredited by the AMBA and are offered on a full-time (one year), part-time (30 months) or block release basis (30 months).

Professional Accreditations:

- The MSc International Public Reltaions programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

- Both the Full-time and Part-time MBA are accredited by the Association of MBAs.

- The MSc Place Management is accredited by The Institute of Place Management (IPM).

- A platinum approved learning partner for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

- An accredited centre for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

- The Research Institute for Business and Management is recognised by the ESRC for its doctoral programme.

- Centre of Excellence for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

- Registered quality partner status with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Ratings and Rankings:

- Teaching quality inspections put the university in the top 20 nationally (Source: The Complete University Guide).

- MMU is the 4th most popular university in the UK and received a 14% increase in applications in 2009.

- 80% of its research was rated at 2* or above (international importance) in the RAE 2008.

- Rated 3a in the Research Assessment Exercise 2001.

- Awarded 23 out of 24 for teaching by the Quality Assurance Agency in October 2000.