The University of Edinburgh Business School enjoys a long tradition of teaching and research. The School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes in business and management and provides a platform for research, discussion and debate on a wide range of business issues.
We are in the top 1% of business schools in the world to hold triple accreditation. These have been awarded by:
- The US Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- The European Quality and Improvement System (EQUIS)
- The Association of MBAs (AMBA)
An international school
As one of the leading business schools of Europe, the School comprises of an international student body representing more than 88 countries, enticing new ideas from different cultures and backgrounds. Our global alumni extend over 120 countries allowing you access to numerous contacts all over the world.
We strive to produce theory-led, practically relevant research that addresses challenges faced by businesses, public organisations, regulatory bodies, and policy-makers. The School aims to create a supportive, collaborative, and vibrant research culture by raising the quality of our research output and by assisting faculty to achieve our goals.
The Business School offers academically rigorous and highly crafted programmes for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students. The teaching and research cover six main subject areas including: accounting & finance, entrepreneurship & innovation, management science & business economics, marketing, organisational studies and strategy & international business.
Facilities and resources
This state-of-the-art building features lecture theatres, multiple syndicate rooms, an executive education suite, a café and significant space for students and staff. Students also have access to the Hub, a centre which provides comprehensive study facilities and access to research databases, online journals and leading financial information services.
Edinburgh has been named one of the best places to live and work in the UK. This historical city is notable for its fine Georgian and Victorian architecture, striking parks and remarkable skyline.
Here, you'll find a royal palace, a cliff-top castle and an extinct volcano – all in the heart of the city.
With four universities, major international arts festivals, world class galleries, theatres and concert halls, Edinburgh has a modern dynamism within its historic streets. People from all over the world have settled here, with a strong ethnic flavour to the bars, cafés and restaurants. It has all the advantages of a major European capital.
Edinburgh is also a city for business. It is the second largest financial centre in the UK with a thriving, diverse economy and a highly educated, motivated workforce. Several major global financial institutions - banks, insurance companies, investment houses and brokers - have their HQs in Edinburgh.
This is a city where Dolly the Sheep, the world's first cloned mammal, was born, a city that is home to the most powerful computer in the UK (here in the University), a city that has developed the country's most vibrant bio-sciences sector. The University of Edinburgh Business School is right at home in this atmosphere of innovation and collaboration.
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