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Department of Management


Immerse yourself in the dynamic business landscape and gain insights into organisational operations. Our curriculum encompasses vital subjects such as personnel management, business analytics, and finance.

Through a blend of theoretical learning, practical application, and real-world experiences, our programs provide a comprehensive grasp of the business realm. Adaptable course frameworks enable you to delve into areas aligned with your desired career path. You'll cultivate a wide array of skills and a profound comprehension of the global business arena.

Professor Christine Parkin Hughes

Director of Education and Student Experience

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Study at the UK Business School of the Year

Times Higher Education Awards 2022

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Top 10 in the UK for Business, Management and Marketing

8th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 and The Complete University Guide 2023

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Triple accredited business school


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100% of our Business and Management research has internationally excellent impact*

* Based on research outputs rated 4* + 3* in REF 2021


Our Business and Management programs integrate knowledge from various social sciences, focusing on entrepreneurship, sustainable practices, worldwide interconnections, and forthcoming challenges in leadership and management. You'll delve into organizational patterns, behaviors, and the corresponding business landscapes as well.

Degrees at Streatham Campus, Exeter

Postgraduate taught

Explore a range of business and management topics, including entrepreneurship, global business, marketing, and human resource management. Benefit from our extensive connections with organisations in private, public, and non-profit sectors, as well as affiliations with renowned professional bodies like the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). Rest assured, your Master's degree will hold significant recognition in today's interconnected global market.

Postgraduate Research

The MRes programmes

The two-year MRes in economics or finance is suitable for students who intend to pursue a PhD in an area requiring a strong grounding in econometrics (e.g., economics or finance).

The one-year MRes in management is suitable for students who intend to pursue a PhD in an area requiring diverse methodologies and a solid grounding in theory (e.g., management, entrepreneurship, accounting).

MRes Management (1 year pathway to PhD)

The PhD programmes

We offer MPhil and PhD programmes with expert academics in 5 core areas of business and economics. Our students get demanding graduate level training, participate in research seminars and international conferences and conduct innovative research.

MPhil/PhD Leadership Studies
MPhil/PhD Management

Study in Cornwall

Penryn Campus near Falmouth, Cornwall

Our Penryn Campus, shared with Falmouth University, hosts about 6,000 students who consistently report high satisfaction. It offers a personalized and intellectually stimulating experience, fostering quick social connections.

Despite its small size, it's a TEF Gold-rated campus excelling in research-driven teaching. Sustainability is a key focus across programs and campus activities. Recent investments, like the £12 million SERSF extension and £30 million ESI, bolster Cornwall's research capacity. New facilities like REEF and a Masters Suite enhance the campus experience, alongside a sports center and nursery, earning it a Green Flag Award.

What our students say

Current students and alumni share their experiences of studying Management at University of Exeter Business School.