School of Business and Law

At the School of Business and Law, University of Brighton, we teach, research and consult across the full range of business, management and law disciplines.


Your learning

Our aim is to inspire you to push boundaries. Our lecturers are passionate about their teaching and research, and are looking forward to sharing their knowledge and passion with you.

Student stories

Zoe Bowler, a Law with Criminology LLB graduate, is now a Trainee Solicitor at top law firm Charles Russell Speechlys. She talked to us about how resilience can help you get the career you want, regardless of your A-level results.

Eloise Scoley and Jasmin Haefeli, two of our Marketing Management BSc students, reached the final of the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s national competition, The Pitch.

Our business students impressed leading local businesses at this year’s student event, The Tiger’s Den. Awards were given for best concept and best pitch, plus one student business were invited to pitch for £5,000 investment.

Ibrahim Ali Awatid, from Saudi Arabia, took some time out of his studies to tell us why he chose to study our Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc.

Our accounting and finance students give you an insight into what it’s like to study at Brighton.


Dan Bennett, our undergraduate programme lead, gives you a feel for what it’s like being part of the School of Business and Law.

Things to do before you arrive

My Brighton app

Once you have enrolled online, you’ll have access to our student portal – My Brighton. This app makes it easy for you to access the services, tools and resources you’ll need throughout your time with us.

Within My Brighton, you’ll have access to any tasks or reading lists you need to complete before you join in September. These activities have been designed to help develop the academic skills you’ll need throughout your studies.

Undergraduate students

Undergraduate students will have four tasks, with the final activity requiring you to enrol on the ‘Belong at Brighton’ module and put yourself into a group. This is a six-week activity where you’ll receive a Responsible Enterprise certificate upon completion.

Postgraduate students

Postgraduate students will also have some suggested reading lists specific to your course, which you’ll also be able to access via the My Brighton app. These should be available early September, but you’ll receive an email from your course administrator too.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

As Dan Bennett mentioned in his talk above, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) are a major influence in the way we develop all our courses.

We believe that these 17 Goals to Transform our World are vital, so for the first six weeks of your studies there will be some work focused on the UNSDGs. You can find out about the goals now on the UN’s website.

As a signatory to PRME, a United Nations initiative to raise the importance of sustainability amongst business students globally, all our courses are designed to prepare students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow within the context of responsible business.

Follow the news

Following current affairs will be key to your learning. To start getting ready for your course, we recommend that you keep up to date with what’s happening in the business and law world using news websites such as the below – most can be followed on social media too!

Learning and living 2021

It’s been a unique couple of years for all of us, don’t worry our welcome will be as warm as ever – find out what to expect this autumn.

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