All our courses provide a unique set of skills that you can use to kick-start a career in industry. We use a range of methods to teach including, computer-based workshops, simulation and case discussions.
We are ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the United Kingdom by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 by subject.
Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Surrey delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
What our students say
Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.
With some of our courses, you’ll have the opportunity to complete an optional placement, where you can apply what you’ve learnt in a relevant organisation and gain practical experience for your CV.
We provide support and guidance to help you secure a placement alongside access to vacancy portals, which include thousands of placement opportunities every year and let you discover companies we’re connected with. We can also vet and support you for a placement at a new company that you approach.
If you choose and secure a placement, you’ll complete nine months of teaching and then spend six months working on placement. This means you’ll complete the course in 15 months instead of 12.
You have the opportunity to acquire international experience as part of your studies, by taking advantage of exchange agreements with our partner universities. Our study abroad opportunities will provide you with unique access to:
- Experience new cultures
- Learn new languages
- Improve interpersonal and communication skills
- Enhance your employability
- Expand your learning
- Network on an international level
- Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Where you can study
Our partners complement our commitment to excellence in teaching and research and enable you to enhance your international outlook.
Locations of our partner universities include Australia, South Korea and Hong Kong.
With our Student Enterprise programme you can gain the skills to start your own business, develop your creative spirit and build your expertise for future employment.
See how Tomas Jancarek started his journey with us and set up his own business, Infinite Quest.
Recent Surrey Business School graduates have gone on to work for a range of companies, including:
- Abbey Road Studios
- Apple Inc.
- AXA Insurance
- Barclays Bank
- Compass Group
- Ernst and Young
- Gala Coral
- Hewlett Packard
- Intercontinental Hotels
- JP Morgan
- Marks & Spencer
- SEB Sweden
Scholarships and bursaries
Discover how we may be able to support your studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University of Surrey and external providers.