Strategy 2009-10 to 2013-14
Faculty Academic Strategy
Law and Management
The Faculty of Law and Management - which consists of Essex Business
School, the School of Law, and the Human Rights Centre - supports and builds
upon key features of the University’s strategic vision.
The Faculty is committed to developing professional leaders of the future
within an international environment of innovative scholarship that creates
value, generates enterprise, fosters responsibility and contributes to
academic objectives are to:
- Provide an educational experience of the highest quality for
students at all levels.
- Be a leader both in national and international research.
- Forge links with the business community to the advantage of both
students and business particularly in the local community.
- Attract and retain teaching staff of the highest calibre.
- Recruit students aiming to achieve excellence and to provide the
resources required to help them fulfil their potential.
- Prepare students for successful careers, offering development and
employability guidance and embedding relevant skills within degree
The academic strategy emphasises the international character of the
Faculty’s students and staff, the relevance of the curriculum to the
twenty-first century and the educational preparation offered for life and
work in a global economy.
Key actions are to:
- Promote innovation and knowledge transfer by means of departmental
champions who will identify opportunities arising in both the private
and public sectors.
- Pursue new research opportunities and teaching collaborations
regionally, nationally and internationally.
- Initiate and support Continuing Professional Development programmes
- Play a key role in the development, programmes and services of the
new Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution,
exploiting opportunities for synergy across the Faculty.
More information on the Faculty of
Law and Management, its Departments and Centres.