Business and management studies

REF 2014 Highlights

Stunning improvement in GPA, from 1.65 in 2008 to 2.42 in 2014
Over 80% of outputs are internationally recognised
Significant 'impact', with 100% deemed 'very considerable' or better

Our research has far reaching impact on creating new entrepreneurs – helping to support both our UK, EU and global economic recovery.

Birmingham City University Business School is recognised by REF as a UK leading School in creating impact on businesses and the society at large with world leading, first-class research.

See our full UoA 19 submission on the REF website

The Business School is engaged nationally and internationally through research to promote entrepreneurialism and social enterprise for the betterment of society. The School’s long tradition of research in small businesses and enterprise has had considerable impact on aspects of entrepreneurship education, finance and marketing contributing significantly to the development of enterprising individuals across the world.

Our world class research shapes UK government and EU policies internationally (with regard to entrepreneurship development) and is applied in the education practices of higher education institutions globally.

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