Join two departments recognised for their high quality research and teaching; in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 95% of the School of Management's research was judged to be of an international standard, and teaching in the Economics Department has received a score of 22 out of 24 by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Develop an in-depth understanding of economics at all levels; from the company to the state, and beyond. Explore the historical, political, economic and social forces that shape modern business. Gain a broad spectrum of transferable skills that can be applied in the workplace and enjoy excellent employment prospects. The Management courses have a strong global focus, with 60% of students coming from an international background, allowing greater cultural awareness.