School of Business and Law

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Season's greetings from the University of Brighton

Season’s Greetings from the University of Brighton

What a year 2023 has been! Watch our university round-up video below. Some highlights for the School of Business and Law have been: Achieving institution accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an accreditation achieved by fewer than 6% of business schools globally. Our economics course being ranked fourth overall in…

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AACSB accredited

University of Brighton recognised as among world’s leading business schools

University of Brighton has been recognised as among the leading business schools worldwide after receiving accreditation from the world’s largest business education alliance.  Currently fewer than 6% of business schools are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). By gaining AACSB accreditation, the University has achieved its ambition to join a…

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Our Bloomberg trading room

Preparing you for practice – employability We’ve invested in Bloomberg terminals to get students using the same state-of-the-art software that’s used in industry. Alongside this, we’ve recently changed our teaching to put much more emphasis on development of practical skills, particularly IT and data-handling skills. More about the Bloomberg trading room As part of your…

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Staff nomination at the Times Higher Education Awards 2022

Employability: Preparing learners for practice Lyvia Royd-Taylor, Principal Lecturer in Marketing, was nominated for the Most Innovative Teacher of the Year award at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2022. The awards attract hundreds of nominations each year across 20 different categories and are considered among the most prestigious awards in the sector. Lyvia’s THE award…

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Marketing students’ community drug campaign

In 2020 a team of Marketing Management BSc students worked with Sussex Police on a community drug campaign called ‘What’s In Your Pocket’. Making a positive impact The campaign highlighted the issues of child exploitation, debt bonding, abuse and coercion that are part of the recreational drug supply chain. Inspector Steve Hill, who was the…

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Module insight: Developing Practical Professional Knowledge

The Developing Practical Professional Knowledge module on our integrated foundation year is all about responsible enterprise. This module supports your professional development by highlighting the practical professional knowledge and understanding needed to succeed in today’s ever-changing world of work. You’ll be exposed to a range of contemporary issues, such as the climate emergency and gender…

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Module insight: Human Rights and Business

Our Human Rights and Business module (LW516) provides learners with the opportunity to develop a socio-legal awareness of the human rights impact, violations and risks that arise from business conduct. It also develops an understanding of the way in which international human rights law, including the United Nations (UN) guiding principles on business and human…

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Module insight: International Law and Socio-Economic Development

Our International Law and Socio-Economic Development module (DB662) is delivered across a number of courses. The module allows leaners to consider the relationship between international law and development, and how the interplay shapes the practice of each. By examining the expansion of international regulation of economic activity in multilateral institutions, learners consider the effectiveness of…

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Module insight: Business Problem Solutions

Our Business Problem Solutions module (DB551) is a core module for all business management learners across the School of Business and Law. It was originally conceived as a model problem-based learning module, and designed specifically to engage learners at level five in the practice of mixed-group project management, research, reporting and presenting. Now in its…

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Act on Cancer Together project

Act on Cancer Together is a project that aims to reduce health inequalities in Brighton and Hove by increasing the number of early cancer diagnoses and access to appropriate support for those who receive a diagnosis. It is being delivered in partnership with Hangleton & Knoll Project and Macmillan Horizon Centre, through funding from public…

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