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Welcome to


Business School

leading business

education, research and



Central SBS faculty:

• Dean’s Office and Faculty administration

• Undergraduate and international exchange office • Marketing and Student Recruitment Unit

Academic departments and specialist units:

• Accounting and Finance • Management Science • Management

• Economics • Marketing

• Human Resource Management • Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship • Fraser of Allander Institute

• Strathclyde Institute of Operations Management • Strathclyde International Business Unit

• Strathclyde Centre for Employment Research • International Division – 9 offshore centres

• Strathclyde SKIL Business School, Greater Noida, India

SBS structure today


Size and Shape

Around 2,500 undergraduates Around 2,150 postgraduates

600 Glasgow based postgraduate instructional 1400 offshore postgraduate instructional

150 postgraduate research

Executive education – tailored programmes 134 academic staff


Strathclyde Business School

- global accreditation and reputation

 1 of only 55 business schools in the world (out of 4000 +), and only Scottish business school with full international accreditation (AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS)

 1st in Scotland for research excellence - 7th equal in the UK (UK RAE 2008)

 Top 6 in the UK, top 25 in Europe (European Business Schools Ranking, Financial Times, Nov 2010 and 2011).

 4th in the UK, and 26 in the world (Financial Times Global Master of Management, October 2011).

 Top 25 in the world (Global Masters in Finance rankings, Financial Time, July 2011)

 1st in Scotland, 12th in the UK, top 25 in Europe and 74th in the world (Financial Times Global

survey Jan 2011).

 Top 90 in the world (Executive MBA rankings, Financial Times, October 2010).


National Student Survey Results - 2011

The National Student Survey (NSS) is an annual assessment of

how university final year students rate their studies.

Strathclyde Business School as a whole has scored above the

sector averages in ALL of the NSS categories.

Our average score across our key business subject areas in

terms of students’ overall satisfaction, (elements such as

teaching, assessment and support throughout studies) was



Our Research

Number one in Scotland – by a wide margin - for research

excellence and 7


equal in the UK (UK RAE 2008)

65% of SBS research staff carry out work which is

‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (UK RAE 2008)

Over 300 active collaborations with industry and public policy


Research income in 2009/10 of £3 million

Impressive range of publications in leading journals



SBS is recognised for its innovation in business and

management education.

We have pioneered developments in undergraduate

teaching, the MBA and the Doctorate of Business


We pioneered the study of Marketing, and initiated

cross-disciplinary studies in Technology and

Business Studies and International Business and

Modern Languages.

We introduced new methods of study for the MBA in

the UK – the first full time one year programme in

1966, the first part time MBA in 1976 and first

distance learning MBA in 1983.

SBS became Europe’s first university faculty to be

awarded a licence to operate an MBA in the UAE.



• We took the Strathclyde MBA into many new countries over 20 years ago, and now have 9 centres, in Europe, the Middle East and South East Asia.

• In 2011, Strathclyde SKIL Business School was launched in Greater Noida, New Delhi – a partnership with SKIL Infrastructure Limited, one of India’s most successful infrastructure leader.

• The first course – Masters in Management - was launched as of the 2011-12 academic year.

• In January 2012, the first intake of the Executive Masters in

Hospitality and Tourism Leadership – an industry led programme, partnering with Cornell University, New York and Ecole Hoteliere • Lausanne, Switzerland.

• By the end of 2011, SBS had 85 international partnerships with other universities and business schools, resulting in some 330 exchanges • Our postgraduate community in Glasgow comprises over 80%


Engaging with Industry

• Centre for Corporate Connections formalised our ongoing industry engagement in 2011

• Ongoing partnership with Babcock Academy, delivering management education to managers across the Babcock International Group

• Launch of MBA25 – a bespoke MBA in partnership with Wm Grant & Sons

• Executive education clients include Senergy, Standard Life and Alliance Trust

• Deloitte, Procter and Gamble, Ernst & Young sponsor our Management Development programme at undergraduate level • International advisory boards - Iain McMillian, Director, CBI

Scotland chairs UK-based advisory board

• Careers, corporate liaison, projects and internships – ongoing engagement with existing and prospective recruiters

• Working in partnership with Comillas,an MBA in Global Energy will be delivered to the senior managers of Ibedrola and

ScottishPower Management and will welcome its first intake in 2013.


New developments – postgraduate

Launch of MSc Global Energy Management in Sep 2012- specifically designed to

train the next generation of energy specialists and combines academic rigour with

exposure to industry and other experts, plus provides hands-on training in the

management of energy-related issues and problems.

New for Sep 2013 - Launch of new joint MSc in European Financial Management in

partnership with SKEMA Business School, France. First semester of programme

taught in UK and second semester in France.






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