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.

Tania Murphy on soft skills and industrial placements

Tania Murphy graduated from Brighton Business School with a BA in Business Studies in 2009. She explains how this experience led her to her current role as a Credit Analyst for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Being a Brighton Business School graduate has been the biggest professional blessing in my career. The curriculum and…

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Public Law students visit to Parliament and the Supreme Court

On Monday 27 March, Law lecturers Sara Birch and Lucy Jones travelled to London with 18 of their first-year Public Law students to visit Parliament and the Supreme Court. We had been invited to go on guided tours of the House of Commons and the House of Lords by Lord Bassam (a Brighton resident) who is…

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Study a Masters in a year at Brighton

In advance of our trip to Master and More’s fair in Düsseldorf on 5 May, we thought we’d tell you a bit more about our one-year full-time postgraduate courses. Developed through long-standing relationships with industry and professional bodies, our flexible programmes will help you stand out in a competitive job market.     Through work-based…

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Using rich pictures to draw your way to organisational success

‘Our colleagues get scared when we bring out the Post-it notes’. This comment from a recent client sums up the dread that many people feel about the use of ‘creative’ techniques within the workplace. It’s a real shame as moving beyond the traditional flipchart and bullet points approach can free up people’s minds, encourage innovation…

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Interview with Gary Norris – Personal Facilitator for Online HRM at DPG – by Matt Chappell

Written by Matt Chappell from DPG. Gary Norris, Personal Facilitator at DPG, recently spoke to colleague Matt Chappell, also from DPG – a CIPD approved centre for HR training and courses – about his career and how his Business degree at Brighton Business School first introduced him to the world of HR. Brighton Business School is also a…

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Brighton brings home the OSTC Trading Challenge cup

  Brighton’s Trading Team’s Performance in the OSTC Trading Challenge The OSTC Trading Competition is an annual trading competition between the traders of the University of Brighton and Sussex University, which is hosted by OSTC, an international proprietary trading company. Students who participated received an introduction lecture before the trading began. This involved the Managing Director…

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The 10 things you’re doing wrong in your presentations (and how to fix them). By Steve Bustin

It doesn’t matter how many presentation skills training courses we’ve been on or how many truly terrible presentations we’ve seen, we all end up falling into the same old traps when we present, pitch or speak in public. From overusing bulletpoints to mumbling into your script, here (in no particular order) are the top ten…

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“My placement year was a pivotal part of my studies…”

Elly Russell graduated from Brighton Business School in 2011 with a degree in Business Studies with Marketing. I’m very proud to be a Brighton Business School alumnus, because it helped me unlock my interests within our subject area that has led me to my career in Digital Marketing.

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