About Birmingham Business School

At Birmingham Business School we deliver world-class research and teaching that provides the insight, ambition and skills to shape advanced and sustainable business strategies. We put people at the heart of business and business at the heart of society. 

Our mission

Birmingham Business School is a research-led, multi-disciplinary, international business school developing a new generation of global business leaders and entrepreneurs. By enabling our graduates to add value throughout their careers; providing superior business intelligence to our partners; and focusing our research on the key challenges that face our economy and our society we are committed to making a difference.

Accreditation and rankings

Birmingham Business School is consistently found in global ranking tables and accredited  by leading bodies, AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. The triple-crown accreditation confirms our position within an elite group of global  business schools.

Advisory Board

We have an enviable Advisory Board that we work closely with, an excellent level of engagement with regional and international businesses and strong links with policy makers involved with economic growth and business. 

Oversight of the School's strategy and implementation across research, education, resources, faculty and professional services is the responsibility of the BBS Senior Management Team (SMT).

Research and Teaching

Birmingham Business School is already globally renowned for the quality of our research and teaching. With students representing over  60 countries currently studying at our main campus, our courses being taught in a range  of international business schools, and an international faculty and global alumni community of around 23,000 graduates,  we have a global footprint that ensures worldwide impact.

Careers in Business

Our dedication to providing our students with a rich educational experience within our Business School has led to increased investment in our career services and corporate relations programme. This will further enhance the already excellent career prospects of our graduates, with additional opportunities for project work and internships with leading  global businesses.

Continuing investment

Alan Walters Building
Photograph: Quintin Lake
Our continued commitment in providing an exceptional standard of education has seen the investment of £10 million in an award-winning Postgraduate Teaching Centre named the Alan Walters Building, which opened its doors in autumn 2016 and is devoted to the teaching of postgraduate courses in Birmingham Business  School, including MBAs.

Further to this, in the coming years the main Business School facility located at University House will undergo a further multi-million pound extension with additional state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces.

We know that innovation and globalisation will continue to reshape global business in the future. To this end our goal is to provide an education that will inspire and inform our graduates to navigate the ever-changing and evolving landscape of global business.


Posted 19 April 2018

Birmingham Business School to help celebrate Responsible Business Week

At the University of Birmingham, we're delighted to be taking part in Responsible Business Week (Monday 23 April to Friday 27 April 2018). The campaign, led by Business in the Community (BITC), celebrates the brighter side of business by sharing success stories of how businesses of all sizes are making a difference to people's lives, the community and the environment.

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