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Academic Departments, Centres and Groups

We have 280 academic staff, structured around a group of academic, business and research departments. The Business School holds multiple accreditations and associations with professional bodies in the UK and internationally, to ensure our academic programmes meet industry standards.

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Department of Management

Department of Management Website

Head of Department: Dr. Diane Wright

Associate Head: Mrs. Carole Forbes

Associate Head: Dr. Tom Scanlon

Department of Marketing, Operations and Digital Business
Postgraduate, Professional and Commercial Department
Centre for Business and Society

Centre for Business and Society

Centre for Business in Society(CBS) develops internationally excellent research that supports the development, transition and resilience of business and society. CBS has a strong external focus and its research impacts on individuals, organisations, policy-makers and the wider economy. It also supports the Faculty’s research-informed curriculum for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Research Centres

Centre for Enterprise

Professor Lynn Martin
Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Quality; Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Centre of Enterprise

For more information about the Centre For Enterprise visit

Centre for International Business and Innovation

Centre for People and Performance

Centre for Policy Modelling

Centre for Retail, Place and Consumer Change

Graduate School for Business and Law

Knowledge Hub


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