School of Business, Management and Economics

Welcome to the School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc)

The School is comprised of three academic departments, each internationally renowned for its research and teaching excellence – the Department of Business and Management, Department of Economics, and SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016. We are also home to the International Summer School.

Prof Steven McGuireWe have ambitious plans for the future and I look forward to keeping you updated on further exciting developments as you become a valued member of the School's lively, exciting and diverse community. Please keep an eye on our news and events and follow us on social media to stay up to date. 

Whether you're a student, an academic or a member of Professional Services staff, I hope that you’ll form a lasting and gratifying relationship with the School and the wider University during your time here. 

Professor Steven McGuire
Head of School

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Jubilee Building G08  
University of Sussex, Brighton 
01273 872668


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BMEc news

Let’s pay it forward

21 March 2018

Sussex launches its Women Mean Business forum at Microsoft

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BMEc events

Preparing for your viva (Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences)

Friday 23 March from 10:00 until 13:00
Sussex Innovation Centre, Seminar room
Researcher Development Programme
Dr Catherine Pope (Research and Writing Skills Trainer)

For mid-late stage doctoral researchers, Arts & Humanities/Social Sciences: de-mystifying the viva process, and helping you prepare for the big day.

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