The Top 10 Universities in the UK for Business

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The Top 10 Universities in the UK for Business
Business is a diverse subject at universities, with many options available. (business image by peter Hires Images from

The field of business covers a diversity of smaller subjects when it comes to U.K. universities, including the areas of finance, management and the more general subject of "business studies." With many universities offering some form of business course, a range of criteria is used by experts to rank each university, such as student satisfaction ratings and graduate prospects.

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Oxford University

At one of Britain's oldest and most prestigious universities, business students attend the Saïd Business School, a modern institution that aims to be entrepreneurial in its attitude to teaching. Programs of study include B.A. courses in economics and management as well as M.S. courses in financial economics.

Saïd Business School Park End Street Oxford OX1 1HP 011-44-1865-288800

Leicester De Montfort University

Part of Leicester's De Montfort University, the Leicester Business School can typically boast some 4,000 students at any one time and features six distinct departments, including human resource management and corporate development, with the aim of the school as a whole being to equip graduates with skills applicable to the workplace, such as report writing.

Leicester Business School Hugh Aston Building The Gateway Leicester LE1 9BH 011-44-1162-577458

City University, London

This university contains the Cass Business School, well-placed to train business students, thanks to its position in London's financial district. The school offers a world-recognised M.B.A. course, as well as M.S. courses in banking and international finance and investment management.

Cass Business School 106 Bunhill Row London EC1Y 8TZ 011-44-2070-405258

St. Andrews University

Formerly two separate departments, the University's School of Management has been re-energised to offer courses to students from about 50 countries worldwide. Programs include B.S. undergraduate courses in management and taught master's degrees in international business and finance and management.

School of Management University of St. Andrews The Gateway North Haugh St. Andrews Fife KY16 9SS 011-44-1334-476161

Warwick University

The Warwick Business School, or WBS, is affiliated with the town's university and remains highly ranked on the worldwide scene, claiming to be in the top 1 per cent of business schools across the globe. The school's research explores areas of business as diverse as public sector governance and customer service, with opportunities for study across all levels.

Warwick Business School University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL 011-44-2476-523523

Imperial College, London

This university has its own Business School, with multiple options for study. Students can take an M.B.A. as either a full-time or part-time course, while postgraduate options include M.S. courses in actuarial finance and international health management.

Imperial College London South Kensington Campus London SW7 2AZ 011-44-2075-895111

Exeter University

This university's Business School is a high-achiever in the fields of both research and student satisfaction, attaining a 94 per cent rating in The Guardian newspaper's University Guide 2010 in the area of students satisfied with the teaching at the school. Fields studied include management, leadership and tourism.

University of Exeter Business School Streatham Court Rennes Drive Exeter EX44PU 011-44-1392-263200

Bath University

The School of Management here combines a historical setting in the town of Bath with highly ranked teaching and research, catering to about 2,100 students at any given time. Undergraduates can choose B.S. courses in accounting and finance and business administration, while options at the master's level include M.S. courses in marketing and innovation and technology management.

School of Management University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY 011- 44-1225-386742

Glasgow University

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Glasgow University's Business School is steeped in history, thanks to its association with former faculty member Adam Smith, the economist. Offerings include M.B.A. and M.S. courses in management and real estate.

The Business School University of Glasgow Main Building Glasgow G12 8QQ 011-44-1413-303993

University of Strathclyde

The Business School at this Scottish university has both undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities, including accredited M.B.A. courses and options in the fields of tourism management, marketing and business law.

University of Strathclyde 16 Richmond Street Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland 011-44-1415-524400

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