Studying business management with us provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the purpose and functions involved in managing and running successful organisations.
All of our business degrees share the same first year modules to give you a broad understanding of business principles, then you'll be able to choose modules in the subjects that interest you most, and specialise in economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, law or marketing. You also have the opportunity to gain valuable industry experience and earn money with an optional placement year.
Our courses are accredited by professional bodies including the Chartered Management Institute – which offers a dual award on our business management degrees. Depending on which modules you choose you can also benefit from exemptions from professional exams from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
A shorter, innovative alternative to an MBA, our Management courses allow you to master the strategic skills and experience needed for a wide range of careers with specialisms available in the areas of human resource management, entrepreneurship and international management.
Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. All students successfully completing one of our Management MSc degrees and who have passed the qualifying modules will have completed the study required for a qualification from the Chartered Management Institution’s Award in Strategic Management and Leadership.
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Designed for graduates who are currently in a logistics or supply chain role, as well as those who wish to change their career. Our Supply Chain Management MSc course has been designed to help you master the specialist knowledge, skills and experience that you need for a career in one of the most evolving industries.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, offering exemptions to some of their professional exams.
January and September start dates are available on most of these courses, please see the individual course pages for details. If you want to add valuable work experience to your CV you can also take your masters over two years with an integrated paid work placement (September start only).
The Brighton MBA
Our Brighton MBA programme is designed for experienced managers wishing to develop their potential. Our MBAs will help you to cultivate the analytical skills and inspirational thinking that employers are looking for from their senior management.
With an emphasis on responsible management, our courses, industry experts and experienced lecturers will help you to make a positive impact in your career.
Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, you'll get the opportunity to graduate with a Level 7 Diploma.
January and September start dates are available on our MBAs, please see the individual course pages for details. If you want to add valuable work experience to your CV you can also take your full-time MBA over two years with an integrated paid work placement (September start only).
Senior Leader Apprenticeship
The Senior Leader Apprenticeship provides an opportunity for experienced professionals and those aspiring to senior management to study for a Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership, awarded by the University of Brighton alongside achieving the new Senior Leader Apprenticeship.
With much of the content based on our Brighton MBA programme, upon completion of the apprenticeship, learners may top up to a full MBA award by studying two additional modules (60 credits). This carries an additional cost that cannot be financed via apprenticeship funding.
Research and knowledge exchange at the School of Business and Law are deeply rooted in the mission to promote responsible enterprise for a fairer society. We offer a wide variety of PhDs in business and management at the School of Business and Law.
We also have research centres and groups which focus on the school’s particular strength in innovation management and entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and social justice as well as tourism and sustainability.