University of Bath School of Management

Established in 1966, The University of Bath School of Management is one of the oldest management schools in Britain and is ranked among the very best in the world for its MBA programmes by the Financial Times and the Economist Intelligence Unit. The School has consistently achieved both top research and teaching ratings in the UK's Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessments.

The School of Management offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including the BSc Business Administration, BSc Accounting & Finance, BSc International Management & Modern Languages, MSc in Management, MSc in International Management, MSc in Advanced Management Practice, MSc in Accounting & Finance, MSc in Marketing, MSc in Innovation & Technology Management, MBA, and a number of research degree programmes. It also runs joint undergraduate programmes with Departments in the Faculties of Engineering and Design, Science, and European Studies and Modern Languages.

Bath MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and it is one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS.


- 8th for Business and management (Guardian 2010).

- 1st for Accounting and Finance and 4th for Business Studies (Times Good University Guide 2010). Overall Bath is placed 13th out of 114 institutions. It is ranked 8th for graduate prospects, 7th for completion rates and 11th for good honours.

- 4th for Business Studies and Accounting and Finance (Complete University Guide 2010).

- 4th in the UK and 83rd in the world (Beyond Grey Pinstripes MBA ranking 2009 - 2010, compiled by the Aspen Institute).

- The MSc in Management is placed 34th in the world and 6th in the UK (Financial Times’ 2009 global ranking of the top Masters in Management programmes). It is also rated 1st in the UK and 7th globally for Marketing in the ranking’s ‘Leagues of their own’ section.

- Listed as one of the 15 business schools which are 'strong contenders among the world's top MBA programs' (Business Week 2009).

- 83rd among the top MBA programmes in the world (FT 2009).

- 11th in the UK, 23rd in Europe and 66th in the world (EIU ranking of the world's top 100 MBA programmes 2009). It is ranked 6th in both the ‘increase in salary’ and 'personal development and educational experience' categories.

- 7th in Europe and 4th in the UK (FT MBA ranking 2008).

- The School was rated 5th in the UK for management research (RAE 2008).

- The MBA has been included in AméricaEconomía’s ranking of top global MBAs for Latin American executives, ranked 4th in the UK and 41st in the world.