Top providers of professionally focused education, where student experience is at the heart of everything we do, our key mission is to develop our students into highly employable, socially and environmentally responsible professionals.
Located centrally in Manchester, we are a business school firmly embedded in the North West of England. A critical component in the region’s knowledge economy, we are one of the largest suppliers of graduate talent in the UK.
Manchester Met Business School is part of the Faculty of Business and Law, which brings together the Business School, Manchester Law School and the School of Tourism, Events and Hospitality Management.
Celebrating roots in commerce since 1889, we have grown to become internationally respected for our practical application of management education. We collaborate with business, innovate in our teaching and research, and nurture entrepreneurship among our students.
Our core focus is on providing the highest standards of professional education, and our growing reputation for achieving this is recognised both nationally and internationally. We are a double accredited business school, amongst the top 5% global business schools for degree programmes, research, business engagement and innovation, holding both AMBA and AACSB accreditations - the global standards for excellence in quality management education.
In 2016, we were awarded Educate ‘Business School of The Year’ and have been shortlisted for Times Higher Education awards of Business School of the Year and Entrepreneurial University of the Year.
A full range business school, we offer degree programmes and professional development at every stage of the career ladder. This includes degree apprenticeships, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate masters and postgraduate research degrees, in addition to executive-level education and MBA programmes.
Our 300+ academic staff combine a rich mix of research active and industry experienced expertise, teaching across a number of specialisms including:
Accounting and finance
Business and management
Human resource management
Marketing, advertising and public relations
Our research in business and law combines six active research centres, a thriving Graduate School and a range of specialist research clusters that continue to innovate and conduct real-world research in many areas of business, management and society.
Rated as internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2014), our research impacts organisations and societies, with key specialisms including SME development, people and employment, international business innovation, place management, and ethical and sustainable enterprise.
We share extensive links nationally and internationally through the many organisations and professional bodies whom we work in partnership. In addition, we have an extensive network of transnational educational and exchange institutions, research collaborations and an widespread alumni community spanning the globe.
Extremely proud of our links with commerce, we deliver bespoke workplace training and accredited programmes for a number of corporate clients including Tesco, McDonald’s and HMRC. Active champions of collaboration and innovation, practical application of knowledge underpins everything that we deliver across the business school, through our programmes, research, students and staff.
We aim to develop our students with industry recognised, practical subject knowledge, who are taught by highly experienced academics and are able to engage with employers to embark on rewarding and fulfilling careers.