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Department of Management

 Jill Nurse

Jill Nurse

Senior Lecturer - Marketing


 Streatham Court 1.76


Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK


Jill joined the University of Exeter in September 2019 following four years at Surrey Business School, where she was a member of the Senior Management Team, and Director of Undergraduate Programmes. Prior to this Jill spent eight years at the London School of Economics & Political Studies, as an award winning teacher of Marketing, working with final year Undergraduates, Post- Graduates, and Business Executives with LSE Enterprise, teaching in the UK & Europe. Jill also has experience training business executives in Marketing and Business Development, as well as working as a consultant for small start-up businesses, helping firms to develop business plans to gain investment funding.

Prior to working in Academia, Jill spent twenty years working in industry in Business to Business, Consumer & Services Marketing, for firms such as Thorn EMI, Cable & Wireless & BSkyB in Senior Marketing Positions.

Jill is passionate about education, curriculum design & designing programmes which not only impart knowledge, but also practical, work-based skills.

Jill collaborates with her network from industry to deliver innovative new approaches to student-centric learning, focussing on developing solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s business challenges.


  • PG Dip Marketing
  • MA Management


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External Engagement and Impact

External positions

  • Deputy Chief Examiner – University of London
  • External Examiner – University of Kent

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Jill uses the case study approach to teaching, and believes that providing simulations to real life business problems is key to giving students valuable experience in practicing and experimenting with theories relevant to today’s business challenges.

Providing a safe environment where students can explore theory, challenge their current thinking, and gain mastery of the subject, is key to Jill’s approach to education. Independent thinking, active participation and having fun will help to aid deeper learning.



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