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The Department is based at the University's Coleraine campus, on the North West coast of Northern Ireland, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The Department is comprised of 22 academic staff.
The professorships are held by:

Audrey Gilmore (Services Marketing)
Elaine Ramsey
(Business Innovation)

Head of Department: Dr Karise Hutchinson



The Department offers a range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels combining the core areas of business studies with a number of specialist areas. Which include student enterprise, management, retailing, marketing and accounting. We have a strong international student focus with a large cohort of students from other European countries (ERASMUS programme) and as a result of our links with the University of Kempton in Germany on the MSc in Applied Management.

The standard of teaching on our courses has been rated 'excellent' by the Quality Assurance Agency. For further details on our courses click here

The Department is strongly engaged with local and international business. Our links with local and international business help to inform our course development. We are involved in a range of industry liaison activities and collaborative activities that help to promote knowledge transfer with the local regional economy. For further information on our industry links click here.

The department has a strong focus on EU transnational research projects with European partners.

The Department has strong research expertise in various areas including retailing, small business and entrepreneurship, internationalization and e-business. Research activities are supported by PhD programmes in these areas. For further information on research activities and research study opportunities click

Latest News

ColeraineBusiness with Marketing Course now accredited by the CIM / 27th August 2012

The new academic year 2012- 2013 marks the first year Business with Marketing students will qualify for exemptions for the professional Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) exams. The Multi Award Pathway (MAP) scheme will give students the opportunity to work towards multiple professional qualifications in addition to their degree and students will be given the opportunity to graduate with an introductory certificate in marketing from the CIM which will offset credits earned against CIM qualifications. The ability to have an academic as well as a professional qualification will be a huge differentiating factor for Business with Marketing students in the market place, significantly improving employability after graduation. ..BSc (Hons) Business With Options

ColerainePWC Bursary for Ulster Business School / 18th July 2011

The University of Ulsterís Department of Business and Enterprise has teamed up with leading international management consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to offer business students a bursary worth £5,115. ..Read More

Enterprise Award For Ulster Student App / 20th June 2011

Ulster student Christina Finlay is celebrating today after winning an award at the Enterprise Ireland Think Outside the Box Awards 2011...Read More

Rural Communities Learn the Benefits of Renewable Energy / 14th June 2011
Experts from the University of Ulster's Ulster Business School have teamed up with Causeway Rural and Urban Network (CRUN) to highlight the benefits of increased energy efficiency to rural communities...Read More

Hat-trick of Successes for Ulster Business School / 13th June 2011

The Ulster Business School has been approved as an accredited training provider by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)...Read More

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