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Loughborough University - School of Business and Economics

United Kingdom


Loughborough University School of Business and Economics is proud  to hold triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Loughborough is passionate about developing well-rounded, highly employable graduates who are ready to make a difference.

Loughborough’s MSc, MRes, MBA and Doctoral programs are designed to have an international ‘real-world’ focus, with content informed by experience and research from 400+ global corporate partnerships and expert staff; many of whom have first-hand experience in business, finance and management or government advisory roles.

Many of the taught programs include practical projects, guest lectures from industry partners, and optional modules to enable students to specialize according to their career aspirations.

Loughborough’s Taught Masters programs

Loughborough offers programs across a wide range of subject areas including:

  •          Finance and Economics
  •          Management
  •          Marketing
  •          Business Analytics
  •          Information Management 
  •          Human Resource Management
  •          Work Psychology

The Loughborough MBA

The Loughborough University School of Business and Economics develops highly sought after MBA graduates with a winning mentality that are ready to perform in today’s demanding global business environment. Designed specifically for those with 3+ years’ management experience, students learn alongside an international cohort of experienced managers, sharing best practice and building lasting business networks.

Loughborough’s one-year Full-Time MBA can be studied over one year or for maximum career-acceleration, full time over two years by undertaking a 45-52 week  internship in a management or consultancy role during year two. Having studied the same content as the one-year Full-Time MBA in year one, this route is enables students to gain valuable UK work experience and maximize employability. It offers practical exposure to apply what students have learned and a fantastic opportunity to extend search time for post-MBA employment and impress potential employers.  Visit The Loughborough MBA website for more details on the programme.

Doctoral programs

The university also offers a range of intellectually fascinating research degrees in Business and Management and Economics and Information Management. 

Career Prospects

Loughborough graduates are in great demand. 96% of postgraduate students were in work and/or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2015). As such, students are equipped with skills and knowledge that will serve them well in their career or enable students to pursue further study and research.

Outstanding Postgraduate Experience:

  • Top-10 UK business school: consistently ranked Top-10 in the UK’s national league tables – 5th for Business, 6th for Finance and Accounting, 10th for Economics, and 1st for Information Management (The Times and Sunday Times, 2019)
  • Triple-accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA): We are proud to be a triple accredited UK business school. These internationally validate the quality of education offered, from teaching and research to student support and facilities.
  • Scholarships available for the best candidates
  • A leading research university: Rated thirteenth in the UK for ‘Research Power’ in Business and Management (Research Assessment Exercise, 2014)
  • Joint 8th for Safety in the UK - THE World University Rankings, 2018

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