Manchester Metropolitan University

Business School Structure

With over 300 academic staff, the business school is structured around six academic departments and six research centres.


As one of the largest and most popular business faculties in the UK, we’ve supported industry and commerce since 1889. With strong links to professional bodies, global industries and the professional community, we are internationally respected for our practical application of management education. We’re known for collaborating with businesses, being innovative in our teaching methods and nurturing entrepreneurship among our students.

We provide professionally focused teaching at an undergraduate, postgraduate and research level. Our people are experts in a wide range of disciplines including accounting, business technology, law, HR, sports management, marketing, economics and events. With over 10,000 students in our faculty, you can embrace our vision to develop our students into highly employable, socially and environmentally responsible individuals.

We’re renowned for the impressive scope of our business expertise, our management and legal studies and our research activities. Taught by world-class professionals with unrivalled industry experience, our students carry out over 500 projects a year which solve live business issues for real companies. Our teaching is always relevant, engaging and current - leaving our students with the right employability skills for their professional careers.

Research firmly underpins our curriculum and our six  active research centres are respected for their international impact. Our strong external focus ensures that the research we do is transferable and supports industry and commerce locally, nationally and internationally. As part of our team you’ll have unique opportunities to work with our extensive network of global education and exchange institutions, research collaborations and alumni communities. Our approach to research is supportive and developmental – we’ll give you the time and resources you need to reach your goals and deliver industry leading accomplishments.  

From teaching Tourism Management to developing Apprenticeships and leading the way in global economic theory – the breadth of our academic career opportunities are incredible. Working alongside passionately ambitious individuals you can inspire the professionals of the future and write our next chapter at Manchester Metropolitan.

Accounting, Finance and Banking

Our Accounting, Finance and Banking Department is the largest provider of accountancy training in the North West of England.

The department offers extensive industry experience through active experts in their profession, with excellent relations across industry bodies and a collaborative approach to promoting critical thinking, employability, flexibility and professionalism. 

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Marketing, Retail and Tourism

Our Marketing, Retail and Tourism Department is one of the UK’s largest providers of education in marketing, digital marketing, advertising and branding, public relations, retail management, place management and tourism management.

The department’s mission is to develop its students into highly employable, socially and environmentally responsible professionals, delivering educational and research excellence, through courses accredited by key industry bodies.

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Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability

Our Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability Department delivers innovative programmes rooted in industry, driven by the global environment and reflective of evolving business trends.

The department develops courses in close collaboration with industry practitioners, focusing on entrepreneurship and employability skills, and using dynamic teaching practices that include live projects run in conjunction with industry and innovative classroom techniques.

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People and Performance

Our People and Performance Department brings together industry leading professionals and academics with specialisms in strategy, innovation, enterprise, human resource management, entrepreneurship and sports management.

The department provides academic leadership for a broad undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio, providing real-life business expertise underpinned by cutting-edge business management theory.

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Operations, Technology, Events and Hospitality Management

Our Operations, Technology, Events and Hospitality Management Department combines technology with creativity in a state-of-the-art learning environment.

The department stays closely linked with professional institutes, associations and businesses, as part of its founding principle of education working with industry to produce career ready graduates.

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Economics, Policy and International Business

Our Economics, Policy and International Business Department advances knowledge on the issues that matter on a contemporary global stage.

The department is committed to teaching excellence and is led by world-class professionals and academic economists. Reacting to the global needs of the digital age, its aim is to enable students to explore the vast areas influenced by economics and policy.

Visit the Economics, Policy and International Business Department page

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Business and Public Engagement Team

Apprenticeships Team