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It’s an exciting time to study business and management.

Organisations must innovate to meet the challenges of economic uncertainty and global competition – and they’re looking for dynamic managers with adaptable skills to help them succeed.

Moreover, a growing shortage of management skills across all sectors means there are great opportunities out there for the right person. OUBS gives you a unique chance to position yourself to take full advantage.


Our programmes range from undergraduate certificates, diplomas and degrees to postgraduate qualifications (including our triple-accredited, practice-based MBA) and research degrees. Whichever qualification you choose, you’ll be studying a curriculum developed and delivered by academics of international standing with strong industry expertise.

If you’re thinking about dipping your toe in the water but would like a taste of study before you decide, samples from many OUBS courses are free to study on OpenLearn. We also offer other free informal learning – from blogs, features, quizzes and podcasts to short self-contained courses.

We also offer a range of leadership and management continuing professional development short courses in the areas of people, finance, strategy, creativity, communication, digital and organisational skills. Our courses provide the skills and knowledge you will need in your role as a manager or leader or aspiring manager or leader. As well as teaching you theories and concepts the course activities will help and guide you to put these into practice using tried and tested tools for you to use in your own context and adapt to suit you.

Our flexible approach to teaching and learning is designed to fit in with busy professional and personal lives. Whatever your motivations for studying – to get a better job, go for a promotion, develop new skills or change direction completely – we can help you transform your career and take control of your future. 

In addition, each year, OUBS celebrates our highest achieving students with achievement awards.

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