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About the School

At the heart of a university with a 400 year heritage that is consistently rated one of the world's best, and centrally located in one of Europe's most stunning business and cultural capitals the University of Edinburgh Business School offers an experience that few can rival.

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About the University

Founded in 1583, The University of Edinburgh is one of Scotland's ancient universities. Deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

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The city of Edinburgh

With its stunning Georgian and Victorian architecture, and winding medieval streets, it’s easy to see why this city has been listed as a World Heritage Site. Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline and is the best known and most visited of our historic buildings.

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Facilities & resources

The School features eight lecture theatres, multiple syndicate rooms, an executive education suite, café and student study space. The facilities have been designed to deliver a high-quality environment for undergraduate study and postgraduate research for professional study.

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The University of Edinburgh Business School enjoys a long tradition of teaching and research. The School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes in business and management and provides a platform for research, discussion and debate on a wide range of business issues.

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Triple accredited

The University of Edinburgh Business School holds triple accreditation. These have been awarded by:

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • The EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • The Association of MBAs (AMBA)

An international school

As one of the leading business schools of Europe, the School is comprised of an international student body representing more than 88 countries, enticing new ideas from different cultures and backgrounds. Our global alumni network extends over 120 countries allowing you access to numerous contacts all over the world.

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Research

We strive to produce theory-led, practically relevant research that addresses challenges faced by businesses, public organisations, regulatory bodies, and policy-makers. The School aims to create a supportive, collaborative, and vibrant research culture by raising the quality of our research output and by assisting faculty to achieve our goals.

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Programme overview

The Business School offers academically rigorous and highly crafted programmes for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students. The teaching and research cover six main subject areas, which are: accounting & finance, entrepreneurship & innovation, management science & business economics, marketing, organisational studies and strategy & international business.

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Facilities and resources

This state-of-the-art building features lecture theatres, multiple syndicate rooms, an executive education suite, a café and significant space for students and staff. Students also have access to the Hub, a centre which provides comprehensive study facilities and access to research databases, online journals and leading financial information services.

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