About us

Welcome to Bristol Business School, an innovative community of diverse experts across business management, marketing, economics and accounting and finance. We offer a range of courses accredited by leading professional bodies, from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Be inspired by state-of-the-art facilities in our £55 million Business School building, located in the heart of Frenchay Campus. This ground-breaking building is home to purpose-built, collaborative spaces, such as our Bloomberg city trading room and Team Entrepreneurship Hub.

From Deloitte Digital to the NHS, we’ve built strong global, national and regional industry links with private and public sector organisations. Our partnerships offer hands-on placement opportunities to ensure our graduates are career ready.

As a prominent university research centre for business, management and employment, we’re producing applied research with real-world impact. We’re shaping the future of organisations through our active research networks, including our renowned Bristol Leadership and Change Centre.

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Our subject areas

Built for business

The result of a £55 million vision, the Bristol Business School building is the largest on Frenchay Campus. Take a tour of the building and find out more.

Bristol Business School building
Students and teacher in the Bloomberg Room

Bristol Business School facilities

Inside the Business School building you'll find shared social and learning spaces - designed for collaboration between business, staff and students. It’s also home to the Bloomberg city trading room and Business Advice Clinic.

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National and international partnerships within our Bristol Business School ensure you gain valuable business experience whilst completing your studies.

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Placement opportunities

Our placement years give our students the opportunity to gain experience working in a professional environment. Putting their learning into practice by developing both their practical and professional skills.

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Our applied research is designed to shape the future of organisations.

Business services

We offer a range of services to meet the needs of organisations and individuals.

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Business advice clinic, part of the business support services at UWE Bristol

Business and Law Clinic

Our business and law students have the opportunity to develop legal and professional skills and awareness by taking part in pro bono projects as part of the Business and Law Clinic.

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Continuing professional development

Our open professional development programmes blend academic expertise with industry knowledge to offer flexible learning solutions for individuals.

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Degree apprenticeships

Our degree apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with academic study.

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Student consultancy

Our talented students will enable you to receive fresh insight and recommendations on strategic business issues, helping you to achieve your objectives.

Bristol Business School blog

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News and events


Find out what business events are taking place across the University and how you can take part.

  • The Bristol Distinguished Address Series (BDAS) provides a unique opportunity to hear about challenges and decisions being made at the highest level of strategic leadership by high-profile business executives from across the country.
  • Listen to the Future Impact Podcast Series featuring our academics and real world practitioners sharing industry knowledge and insights.  


When you graduate from Bristol Business School (BBS) and Bristol Law School (BLS), you become part of an ever-expanding global network of 66,000 alumni. Find out more about discounts, benefits and support available to you including: 

  • Postgraduate discounts and scholarships 
  • Access to our Trailblazer Programme
  • Alumni Connect networking and mentoring. 

You can contact our alumni office by emailing businesslaw.alumni@uwe.ac.uk

Alumni benefits
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