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Studying Management

Studying at Royal Holloway School of Management ensures that you learn from leading researchers internationally who are both top scholars and making a real impact with their work on society, business, government and the economy.  Studying here means that you will go beyond the `ivory towner' and be in close contact with cutting edge research which changes practice for the better.

  • Friendly cosmopolitan campus community
  • 81% Management student satisfaction (NSS 2015)
  • 19th in the UK (THE World university rankings 2015)
  • Stunning 135 acre campus surrounded by 61,000 businesses
  • University of London degree awarded, internationally recognised
  • Ranked 14th for management research outputs in the UK (REF 2014)
  • Ideal location, easy access to the rest of the UK
  • University of London's best sporting college
  • Access to recognised global databases, such as Bloomberg and Datastream
  • £100 million invested in buildings, facilities and landscape

Moore Building study podsWe offer a range of undergraduate programmes, each designed to cover the core areas of management. All of our programmes are embedded in a deep understanding of the historical, political and social forces that shape modern business today. Students will also have the opportunity to study technical subjects including economics and statistics, as well as a set of optional units that are distinctive to the School of Management at Royal Holloway. These include:

  • small business management and growth
  • sustainability and society
  • managing beyond profit
  • internationally orientated units in Asia Pacific and European business
In addition, students are able to pursue industrial experience through our Year in Business programme.

Click here to view our full portfolio of Undergraduate programmes.

Student PodsIn an increasingly competitive jobs market, a postgraduate qualification can add value to a student's future employability. By the end of their studies, postgraduate students will be able to demonstrate highly advanced knowledge and skills, important assets for success at senior level positions in business or academia.
A postgraduate qualification at the School of Management will provide students with the subject knowledge and expertise required to pursue the career that is right for them. Our programmes are all one year in length (full time). As well as being part of a community of students from more than 80 countries, students benefit from teaching by leading experts in all areas of management, including: Marketing, Human Resources, Information Systems, International Business, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship.

Click here to view our full portfolio of taught Postgraduate programmes.

Management lectureOur Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is primarily based around an in-depth study of a specific topic, which is guided by one or more staff members who are experts and active researchers in their fields, and experienced supervisors of research. 

The School has over 56 research-active academic staff, from more than 10 countries, covering the main areas of management. Students work closely with established research teams, and play a full and active part in the School’s research and teaching activities. 

Our core research areas are:

Click here to find out more about studying for a research postgraduate qualification, including information about funding opportunities.

 AMBA Logo 2014Our intensive one-year AMBA-accredited MBA programme is designed to help students build effective management skills, understand management within the global context and develop a network of international associates. The MBA evolves with the changing needs of a competitive economic environment and our teaching is based on high quality research. The School of Management MBA programme provides students with:

  • Detailed knowledge relating to problems of management in different contexts;
  • Conceptual tools for analysing management in the private or public sector;
  • Critical awareness of research methodologies;
  • A learning environment where students will use their experience of organisations to engage with and challenge both the theoretical and case material;
  • An environment where students can work together on new intellectual and management related problems.

Click here to go to the MBA programme webpages.


AMBA Logo 2014Founder's North Quad

Talking Teaching Management
Meet two of our students in this video and hear what they have to say 


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