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Economics and regional development group

Our diverse, research active economics group comprises specialists in both theoretical and applied economics and offers a range of exciting and contemporary economics programmes focusing upon important and relevant issues.

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Business students benefit from Catalyst course

Plymouth Business School gives students opportunities to attend Catalyst, a five day leadership course in South Devon with a rich weave of experiential learning.
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Economics students triumph in business contest

Second year students Morwenna Dobson and Rebecca Crocker crowned champions of collaborative competition with Michael Spiers Jewellers.
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Government adviser praises enterprise mission at Plymouth University

Plymouth University has been praised by a former Cabinet minister for the entrepreneurial spirit of its students and its efforts to promote social enterprise.

Lord Young, in a report to Prime Minister David Cameron, cites Plymouth’s student entrepreneurs as a shining example for others to follow.

Find out more about what Lord Young has to say

Plymouth Business School news and events

News and events from Plymouth Business School

Find out about what staff and students have been up to at the Business School

Plymouth Business School news and events

Futures Entrepreneurship Centre

Welcome to the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre – a place where you can change the world of business.

Be inspired by our drive, values and vision.

Futures

Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy

For over 20 years we’ve been developing and disseminating the body of fundraising knowledge for clients all around the world.

We offer a unique blend of academic rigour and practical relevance in everything we do.

Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy

Plymouth Business School Employability film

A short film about opportunities which help students to realise their potential at Plymouth Business School.

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Just some of the reasons our students rate us so highly in NSS scores...

•Our students were the national winners of FLUX in 2014 and just recently another of our teams ‘Excel’ lead by Rebecca Rhead was in the university final of this competition.
•Our student Eleanor Dutton reached the finals of the Enterprise Rent-a-Car ‘Best Management student’ competition
•Students can take part in BETA Enterprise programme securing the investment for their start-up businesses.
•Investment in facilities, for example the Bloomberg Room. This is a financial data analysis terminal which helps greatly to improve the practical skills of all business students
•All students are entitled to get Chartered Management Institute membership- helping build bridges with industry and giving students access to CMI’s resources