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Edge Hill University Business School offers our students an environment to grow and develop, enriched by our partnerships with some of the world’s leading universities, with key national, regional and local employers and businesses and with the major professional bodies across our degree subjects.


Edge Hill University’s stunning £8m Business School provides state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities.

The three-storey building features modern seminar and meeting rooms and social learning areas which encourage a more informal and interactive style of learning. A relaxing, landscaped, roof garden and atrium are other attractive features along with an impressive 100-seat lecture theatre.

There are a number of career paths open to successful Accounting, Business and Marketing graduates including:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Advertising, Digital Communications and Marketing
  • Banking
  • Economist
  • Events Management
  • International Business
  • Leisure and Tourism Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Place Management and Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Retail
  • Systems analysts

Subject areas

International students

In today’s global market it is increasingly desirable for students to have experience of different countries and cultures, and studying in the UK will give you a major advantage. Qualifications gained in the UK have global recognition and the experience and skills you will gain from studying here will provide you with qualities appreciated by employers worldwide.

Find out more on our International pages

Things you should know


An image of an ambulance being driven on a road with some houses blurred in the background. Paresh Wankhade explores why ambulance workers in England and Wales are going on strike

Why ambulance workers in England and Wales are going on strike

In a new article for The Conversation, Professor Paresh Wankhade explores why ambulance workers in England and Wales are going on strike.

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Business and Management student Michelle Hopwood holding two certificates - one is for The University Scholarship award, the other is for the Academic Achievement Award.

Business student talks opportunities, experience and scholarship success

Hear all about BSc (Hons) Business & Management with Leisure and Tourism student, Michelle Hopwood’s, experience at the World Travel Market conference. Michelle was also awarded two scholarships.

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Real-world experience – Business and Management, Accountancy and Marketing

The key to all of our Accountancy, Business and Management and Marketing courses is to provide all students with the opportunity to develop and gain experience in the real world.

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What Awaab Ishak’s death says about the state of social housing in the UK – expert Q&A

In a new article for The Conversation, Professor of Leadership and Management, Paresh Wankhade highlights the issues arising from the inquest into the death of two-year-old Awaab Ishak.

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Winners of Edge Hill's NW SME Growth Innovation Awards Pose together in front of backdrop

Winners of Edge Hill’s NW SME Growth & Innovation Awards 2022 are announced

Edge Hill University’s SME Productivity & Innovation Centre (SME PIC) celebrated the success of regional SMEs at its annual NW SME Growth & Innovation Awards 2022.

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What is an accountant?

We all probably think we’ve got a good idea about what an accountant does. We spoke to Dr Stuart Marsh about the key questions about accountancy and careers in that sector.

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Edge Hill University receives £100k to support partnership with major fabric manufacturer

Edge Hill’s SME Productivity and Innovation Centre (SME PIC) have been awarded more than £100k to improve the competitiveness of one of the UKs leading global fabric designers and manufacturers.

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An image of Elizabeth Craine, a student at Edge Hill University.

My clearing story: Elizabeth

Prestonian Elizabeth Craine is studying for a BA (Hons) in Marketing with PR, but despite excellent academic predictions she wasn’t always certain that university was for her. After falling in love with Edge Hill University, she applied through clearing. This is her story.

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Together in electric dreams

VR is a great tool to engage students with, they love it. Anything that gets the students out of their seats, chatting, laughing and interacting is a good start. Even the quietest of students got up and engaged, a real great activity to enhance togetherness and inclusivity. 

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Banner over Grenfell block saying Grenfell forever in our hearts

Grenfell Fire: Five Years on how safe are our high rise buildings?

Five years on from the devastating Grenfell Tower fire emergency services management expert Professor Paresh Wankhade examines what lessons the London Fire Brigade have learnt as a result of the ongoing enquiry.

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Release your inner entrepreneur

Professor of Leadership and Management, Paresh Wankhade, tells us what it takes to be an entrepreneur and leader in business and how you can develop these skills on a Business Degree at Edge Hill.

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Why do we buy what we buy?

As an avid shopper herself with previous experience of working in retail, Professor of Services Marketing, Kim Cassidy, is fascinated by consumer behaviour and engagement. Kim explains the importance of understanding consumers and how students can explore this on a Marketing Degree at Edge Hill University.

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Business support

Not only does research help to develop the expertise of our own staff – and ultimately enhance the student experience – but it is also used to inform the policies and practice of businesses and organisations.