Faculty of Business

About us 

At the Faculty of Business we want to provide you with an outstanding experience in teaching, research and enterprise. Our teaching approach is research led and designed to equip you with discipline specific and transferable skills. With an ethos that reflects the University's values, we'll help increase your employability readiness so you're fully prepared to secure a graduate career and join our thriving alumni community

We pride ourselves on high impact research that serves and informs the academic, business and public communities, making us one of the top 30 UK universities for social sciences. In the Faculty of Business we collaborate to compete at an international level, meeting the University's mission for advancing knowledge and transforming lives. Our local and regional enterprise partnerships, like our affiliation with the Growth, Acceleration and Investment Network (GAIN), provide us with the capacity to make a highly visible difference for our students, local businesses and communities, and provides us with a platform for our international ambitions.

What motivates us? Our vision to be recognised worldwide for the enterprising culture, sustainability orientation and socially responsible values of our research and learning environment, allowing us to produce and disseminate useful knowledge. 

To find out how we can help you improve your employability and become a confident professional, take a look at our skills and competencies map

What makes us different?

Our people

Learn how to become a confident professional from our knowledgeable and well experienced academic and support staff, within an intellectually stimulating environment, where student success and student satisfaction is paramount.

Our location

Plymouth is a safe, very affordable and inspiring place for academic study. Close proximity to the English Riviera, Dartmoor National Park and the natural beauty of Cornwall make our award-winning campus university an ideal hub for intellectual and physical voyages of discovery.

Our business relationships

We have strong relationships with exciting organisations in the region, such as the Devon and Cornwall Business Council, that play a key role in our programmes through seminars, workshops and internships, and actively recruit our students. 

Our students 

Most importantly, it’s our students that make us different. Prepare to join a very active community of engaged students. In partnership with our people they are the driving force behind Plymouth University’s internationally recognised focus on social enterprise and sustainability, as well as one of the best students' unions in the UK.

Dean's office and Faculty of Business staff

Find out more about our staff and the work they do with us.

Faculty of Business staff

Doctoral students yearbook 2015-16

The research activities of our doctoral research students.
Meet our students