Business and Economics

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

Why choose to study business and/or economics with us?

We're one of the top business schools in the UK

Triple-accredited business school (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA)
3rd in the UK for Business Studies (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
Top 10 in the UK for Accounting and Finance (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
Top 10 in the UK for Economics (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
1st in the UK for Librarianship & Information Management (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
Rated 13th in the UK for ‘Research Power’ in Business and Management (Research Assessment Exercise, 2014)

This is reflected in every single one of our degrees

...and research opportunities

It's a great way to supercharge your career

Business and economics graduates are in great demand. Whether you study with us at MSc, MBA, Executive or Doctoral level, our programmes are designed to equip you with the business and economics skills required by employers and which you will need to fulfil your career ambitions.

We're triple-accredited

Consistently ranked as a top 10 UK business school by national league tables, the School is also proud to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. These rankings and accreditations internationally validate the quality of education offered, from teaching and research to student support and facilities.

We’ve cultivated a research culture which aims to inspire and support

Integral to the School’s philosophy is developing research of the highest level that both informs academia and is also instrumental in helping shape and influence the wider world. According to the latest Research Excellence Framework, 75% of the School’s Business and Management research output is considered ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally relevant’.

The School’s inspiring and supportive academic community enables students and staff to explore the latest challenges confronting businesses and governments today.

You'll be taught by expert academics

The School’s experiences of working with over 2,000 companies worldwide ensure its academically challenging postgraduate programmes are underpinned by the latest best practice and research.

Teaching is delivered by expert academic staff, many of whom have first-hand experience in business, finance, management and government policy.

An experience you can tailor

The School offers a truly diverse and international environment, enabling students to gain the skillset and knowledge required to achieve their future career ambitions. Optional modules enable students to specialise in the fields that interest them the most. Many taught programmes include practical projects, as well as guest lectures and workshops from industry partners.

Postgraduate students can also access extra-curricular corporate masterclasses organised by the School. All of this contributes to a lively, supportive and enriching learning environment.

Joy Collison

Joy Collison

Business Psychology MSc

I enjoy learning and this MSc in Business Psychology aligns well with my consultancy work, I want to ensure my skills and knowledge are up to date to give better service to my clients.

Karim Hatem Hassan Ahmed

Karim Hatem Hassan Ahmed

PhD Student

As a university that prides itself on the ability to rise through the ranks, while striking a balance between student social and academic lifestyles, Loughborough University is an ideal choice.

You'll be able to access facilities across campus

Our extensive range of first-class facilities are designed to help you throughout their studies and fully-equip them for your future endeavours.

Students in the department have access to spacious study areas, with the latest audio-visual equipment to support teaching and learning.

The department also has its own Trading Room, which incorporates Thomson- Reuters Eikon financial trading software, enabling students to practically apply concepts learned during the programme.