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Lord Ashcroft International Business School

We're one of the largest business schools in the East of England. Our striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, which includes our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. We're well-recognised for our centres of excellence and world-leading research.

Placement courses

All students studying a full-time undergraduate degree have the chance to do a placement year in business. Previous students have worked in companies including IBM, Disney, PwC and Bosch.

Find out more about placement courses

Internship programme

Through our Business School Intern programme, around 35 students each year get exclusive training and development, a business mentor, work experience, and a reference from our Dean.

Read more about our internships

Business services

We provide a valuable range of services for our clients, from bespoke work-based learning programmes, professional short courses and seminars, to commercial consultancy and funding advice.

Find out what we offer business
  • Accounting and finance

    Bloomberg financial markets lab

    Accounting and finance

    You’ll study in our Centre of Excellence for Accounting and Finance, supported by academic researchers, professionals and our Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.

    Explore our Accounting and Finance courses

  • Economics

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    Find out how we use economics throughout our daily lives, in and outside of work. Learn how other disciplines have evolved from economics and gain skills employers value.

    Explore our Economics courses

  • Human resources

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    Human resources

    Study human resource management with a trusted partner of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and learn how businesses prosper – through their staff.

    Explore our Human Resources courses

  • International business

    Study business degrees with Lord Ashcroft International Business School

    International business

    Learn to operate in a multi-cultural context, alongside students and academics from around the world. Take the chance to learn another language and study abroad.

    Explore our International Business courses

  • Management and leadership

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    Management and leadership

    Develop your business management skills and your understanding of the role of leadership – and open up a world of career opportunities.

    Explore our Management and Leadership courses

  • Marketing

    Study marketing with Lord Ashcroft International Business School


    Our inspiring teaching team will share with you their extensive real-world marketing experience, gained in a range of business sectors.

    Explore our Marketing courses

  • Tourism

    Study tourism with Lord Ashcroft International Business School


    Study tourism in Cambridge - our own tourist hot-spot. You’ll enjoy study visits in the UK and overseas as you prepare for a career in a globally important industry.

    Explore our Tourism courses

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Overall, I had an amazing end to the year, all thanks to the uni and amazing faculty that have supported me so much
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Entrepreneurs in the making

80% of our research impact

considered world leading or internationally excellent

The average graduate salary for our Business School students is £10,000 above the UK average*

Approved and accredited courses

Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2014

*Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Institutions, 2012/13