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Business Management

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If you are set on making your mark in the world of business, our postgraduate degrees could have you knocking on the boardroom door. Our master’s courses will help you get to grips with international business, human resource management and sports management, or you could study for an MBA. Just add ambition.
School of Business & Law
  • strong partnerships

    We have strong partnerships with the Chartered Management Institute, Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and other leading industry bodies.

  • INSPIRING speakers

    You will benefit from visits to leading companies and a programme of high-profile guest speakers.

  • global community

    You will be joining an international community of ambitious scholars on courses that receive excellent student feedback.

Why us?

Our master’s courses will give you the tools and techniques – as well as the knowledge and ability – to succeed in your career. UEL is a great place to begin a start-up or take the next step up the corporate ladder.

Why? Because we have a wide choice of courses taught by research-active academics, many of whom have business experience in their chosen fields. You’ll be learning in superb facilities in the business and commercial capital of Europe, with the energy and opportunity that brings.

Many of our courses have an international dimension, opening up a world of possibilities for ambitious students who come to us from all over the globe. Old business models are crumbling and as one of our postgraduate students, you’ll be expected to engage with the theory and practice of modern business to prepare for and lead change in a market where a job for life is a thing of the past.

Depending on the course you choose, you can obtain professional accreditation to boost your CV and we’ll help you to find a work placement or internship.

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I really enjoyed the experience of my BA and decided to stay on to do my master's at UEL.  The University encourages and supports you to do work experience and I’m also benefiting from everything I learned at Nomura.
Anastasia Legged , MSc Finance and Risk
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What we’re researching

International business provides a fertile ground for research. Our staff have a variety of interests that inform their teaching, so as a postgraduate student you’ll benefit from the latest thinking and trends.

Our staff publish books and academic papers, present at conferences and also use their expertise to act as external examiners for other institutions. Staff research interests include corporate strategy, branding, leadership development, supply chain strategy, consumer behaviour, events management and entrepreneurship.

For example, Adrian Haberberg is a former management consultant with research interests that include strategic decision making and social responsibility. He is author of Strategic Management: Theory and Application.

Andy Stevens worked for 15 years in sports management, including a period with the Football Association. His research interests include sport events, operations and marketing management and the development of grass roots sport.


Roger Bull combines his work for UEL with his own HR and coaching consultancy. His research interests include the development of leadership management skills and managing change in international organisations.

Rula Al-Abdulrazak researches the branding and marketing of nation states and national identity.

Dr Phil Clark, Head of International Business Management, worked in the car and motorcyle industry for 16 years before embarking on an academic career. Phil’s research interests include global co-ordination in the car industry, supply chain management and the political economy of Japan.


why us