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The University of Exeter Business School's Building:One located on Streatham Campus, Exeter

The University of Exeter Business School was founded in 1998. Located on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus the School provides higher education in business, economics, finance, accounting and management programmes for undergraduates, postgraduate masters students (including MBA students) and business professionals.[1] The University of Exeter Business School is one of six Colleges within the University of Exeter.


The University began offering an MBA in 1988, with the formation of the Centre for Management Studies. In 1998 the University of Exeter Business School was launched with the Departments of Management, Economics, Accounting and Finance merged. At the time of its formation, the Business School employed 38 full-time academics, and by 2013, this number had risen to over 200.[2]

The Business School was awarded EQUIS accreditation in 2013.[3]

It is directly responsible for all teaching and planning in its own area, and is required to produce an ‘Education Plan’, a ‘Research and Development Plan’, a ‘Financial Plan’, a ‘Staff Plan’ and an ‘External Affairs’ plan for approval by the University’s executive function.

College status

The University of Exeter Business School has an international student body from over 115 countries, faculty from 29 countries and 47 partner institutions in 24 countries worldwide. The table below demonstrates the number of professional services staff and students in the Business School from the 2012/13 academic year [2] across its programmes.

Level No.
Staff 250
Undergraduate Taught 2600
Postgraduate Taught and MBA 930
Postgraduate Research 150


The University of Exeter Business School is a UK-based international Business School which is part of a Russell Group university. The Business School is currently rated in the top 15 for all subject areas according to The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2014.[4]


  1. ^ "University of Exeter Business School". Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "About the University of Exeter Business School". Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  3. ^ http://business-school.exeter.ac.uk/news/currentstories/title_322027_en.html
  4. ^ http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/University_Guide/

External links

  • University of Exeter Business School
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