Postgraduate study

Business, Accounting, Leadership & Management

In an exciting and competitive workplace there is an ever-increasing demand for managers and leaders with the requisite skills to tackle the challenges faced by organisations of all types and sizes. At Teesside University Business School we offer a range of generalist and specialist postgraduate programmes designed to provide you with the best opportunities to achieve your ambition and make a real impact in the workplace. Whether you are preparing for a career in management, looking to specialise in a particular business function, enhancing your promotion prospects, we have the right programme for you. Our programmes are built on our academic, research and practical expertise and delivered by well-qualified and highly experienced staff who are committed to developing the skills you need for your career and supporting you with your progress.

Quality teaching

Teesside University Business School is committed to student-centred and skills-orientated teaching and learning that will develop you as a well-rounded, confident and reflective practitioner. We focus on enhancing your employability and entrepreneurial outlook enabling you to be a key asset to any organisation you work for. We work closely with employers and professional bodies to ensure that our teaching is relevant and current to enable you to progress in your chosen career. We adopt a variety of student-centred teaching and learning techniques to ensure your learning is exciting, challenging and interesting and our staff are committed to providing you with a supportive and stimulating learning environment.

First-class facilities

We have a range of modern, well-equipped and specialist teaching facilities which are supported by our excellent open-access computer facilities and library resources. All our programmes are supported by our virtual learning environment allowing you to develop your knowledge, research skills and critical thinking skills whether you are on or off campus


Evidence-based practice is at the heart of workforce development and our teaching at Teesside University Business School is underpinned by a strong research culture. Our staff have a variety of relevant and contemporary research interests including entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, transformation and change, employee well-being and human resource development. We contribute to national and international conferences and peer-reviewed academic and practitioner journals. Our staff participate in a range of collaborative research projects, business forums and practitioner networks.


  • We won the Times Higher Education outstanding employer engagement initiative award
  • 100% of Teesside's Business research outputs were of international quality in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
  • We have strong links with the business community and our courses have a strong vocational focus
  • We have strong links with a range of generalist and specialist professional bodies
  • Our post-experience programmes are innovatively designed to fit into the lives of busy working professionals