Business and Economics

We pride ourselves in supporting and nurturing the leaders of tomorrow and in graduating students ready for the real world.

Why choose Business and Economics at Loughborough?

Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics is committed to developing well-rounded, highly sought-after graduates equipped to succeed in today’s global economy.

You'll be studying at a top 10 UK business school

Consistently ranked as a top 10 UK business school, we aim to provide an exceptional learning experience drawing on our history of working with over 400 global corporate partners to ensure our teaching is informed by the latest best practice and research insights.

...which is internationally accredited

The School of Business and Economics is among just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. This triple accreditation internationally validates the quality of education offered on our business courses and economic courses, from teaching and research to student support and facilities.

We have a great choice of business courses and economics courses to choose from

You'll experience a rich learning environment

On both our business courses and economic courses you will encounter a rich diversity of teaching and learning experiences, from lectures and tutorials to syndicate discussion groups, presentations, supervised computer sessions, off-campus visits and visiting speakers from industry and commerce.

The teaching quality is amazing. Lecturers constantly think of innovative ways to help us understand difficult concepts, ensuring that we remain motivated and engaged.

Michaela BSc Economics

You'll have the opportunity to go on a professional placement or study abroad for a year

Almost all of our business students spend a year on a salaried professional placement or alternatively studying abroad at one of our partner universities around the world, as an integral part of their four-year course. Our economics students have the option of extending their course to a four-year degree by taking a salaried placement year or by studying abroad.

Whilst it is the student’s responsibility to secure a placement, we work with over 400 employers in over 20 countries and many companies specifically target us for placement students. Typically, about a third of our students are offered a graduate job with their placement employer. Those wishing to study abroad can choose from around 25 partner institutions from around the world.

Graduates from our business courses and economics courses are in great demand

Graduates from both our business courses and economic courses are in great demand. 97% of our 2016 graduates from the UK who are employed full-time are in professional or managerial roles six months after graduating. With an average starting salary of £27,260* many of our graduates go on to hold senior positions in major companies.

You'll have access to facilities across campus