About the School of Business

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We aim to deliver an outstanding educational experience that connects people and organisations to deliver social and economic impact.


We deliver an excellent student experience through demand-driven taught programmes, with industry-run lectures, relevant industry projects, and meaningful placement opportunities.

We encourage experiential learning and the development of critical business judgement.


We produce internationally excellent research and have a strong publications record.

We are research-led in almost everything we do, and aim to continue to generate revenue for the university and impact the wider community through research.


Academic partnerships

In addition to developing lasting partnerships with other leading business schools around the world, we partner with other schools at the University of Dundee, such as the School of Law, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, School of Science and Engineering and the School of Medicine, to foster interdisciplinary knowledge sharing and appreciation.

Industry partnerships

Our fast-growing network of industry links and business partners enhances our teaching and research capabilities and keeps our focus current and in-line with market demand.


We place strong emphasis on employability at the School of Business. We offer students access to two dedicated members of business specialist careers staff for advice, placements, workshops etc.

The University's Centre for Entrepreneurship highlights our commitment to student enterprise and ensures our students are informed, knowledgeable and connected long before they graduate.

Our engagement with employers and market-led approach produces confident managers and leaders with a business-ready mind-set.


We have a commitment to local social enhancement and are proactive in the region, developing innovation and creativity as a regional intellectual hub.

Acting as a regional intellectual hub and thinking globally, we stimulate the application, exchange and transfer of knowledge to our stakeholders.

Our vision and mission

Our vision is developing innovative and responsible leadership for a sustainable future.

The school's mission:

  • Teaching: To deliver an outstanding educational experience through innovative teaching, transforming careers and enhancing employability.
  • Research: To produce high quality research and knowledge exchange which is locally and internationally recognised and has a positive impact on our stakeholders, society and the environment.
  • Impact: To create partnership-driven teaching, research and knowledge exchange that stimulate enterprise and innovation in the local and global community through the prism of social responsibility.