Brunel Business School (BBS), created in 2004, is one of the largest academic departments in Brunel University London. In 2017/18 it had over 2,091 students enrolled on undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes. It is also home to six internationally recognized Research Centres. In 2013 BBS won the UK Business School of the Year Award by the Times Higher Education (THE).
BBS performance in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) placed it 20th out of 101 business schools in the UK. In 2015 the BBS MBA programme was re-accredited for a fifth successive time by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), receiving the maximum 5 year term. In addition, BBS performance in the National Student Survey (NSS2014) ranked it 3rd in London and joint 24th (out of 101) for student satisfaction within the UK.
The mission of BBS is “To be a research intensive school that seeks to make a substantial contribution to the body of business and management knowledge, which informs a diverse programme of study leading to employable global citizens.” The strategic objectives of BBS are therefore noted as follows;
* to improve on the quality of learning opportunities and student experience; secure the benefits of a research-led education for our students; build on research success; and to compete more effectively;
* to expand the reach of the business school provision within the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences and the w