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Develop high-level skills in marketing, business, computing and finance.

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Accounting, Advertising, Business, Computing, Engineering, Events, Finance, Hospitality, HR,​ Law, Marketing, 
​Management​​​ and Tourism.​​​

​​​​​​​​​​We are proud to be one of the leading providers of business degrees with a professional basis in the UK.

In 2018, the University of Gloucestershire School of Business and Technology moved to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £18 million development is home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses.​​

Forging strong links with professional bodies and the business community, courses run by the School of Business and Technology are designed to give you the skills you need for the working world. Over 30 years we have established an innovative portfolio of business and computing programmes as well as a range of up-to-date course titles to reflect the rapid progress of computing technology and the needs of business, industry and public organisations as well as education and social life.


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Make It with the University of Gloucestershire​

​​Through our Make It p​rogramme you'll ​​be able to experience your subject in global settings with the opportunity to go on an unforgettable free international tripTerms and conditions​ apply.

You'll get to access real-world business experiences and challenges by working with national and international brands​​​​​.​

In addition to your professional experience, you’ll have a personal tutor to help you identify extracurricular opportunities to gain wider life skills such as work placements, voluntary work, societies, sports and more.

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The School of Business and Technology

  • is in the top 10 for employability
  • provides programmes accredited by professional bodies
  • is committed to developing sustainable management
  • has an international focus wherever we deliver
  • delivers degrees and carry out research around the globe
  • is first for professional DBAs
  • has an active research underpinning

Staff within the school work closely with local industry and government institutions to ensure we are able to provide students with courses that are relevant and current and therefore provide a good platform for employment. You will have many opportunities to work on ‘live’ projects for external clients and so gain real world experience whilst you study for your degree. In addition, we offer a range of modes of study including full-time, part-time, four-year sandwich degrees with a year placement and ​ fast-track degrees​ enabling you to get into industry faster.

Underpinned by research, we offer high quality and academically rigorous undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and research student opportunities. We have a strong vocational focus and offer a variety of guest speakers and opportunities for work placements to help you gain vital hands-on experience. These, together with our teaching methods, develop your skills ready for the workplace. We provide class sizes where you will be able to get to know your fellow students and will ensure you are taught by our key staff. We consider this the best way to help you succeed.

Our staff members have both an academic background and extensive experience in practice or business and are approachable and supportive, creating an excellent student experience.
The degrees we offer range from the highly technical, to the creative, to the business oriented. All these degrees allow you to develop high levels of technical skills, which can be hard work, but will also be very rewarding and lead to a range of well-paid employment.
Whatever the choice of degree, you will develop excellent broad-base technical and problem-solving skills that will stand you in good stead in any future career.