Essex Business School

Students outside Essex Business School

Do business better.

At Essex Business School, we champion responsible, ethical and sustainable business.  From global corporations and the public sector, to SMEs, family businesses and start-ups, we’re interested in real-world business challenges.

Through our world-class research and teaching, we train you to think critically about business and encourage you to make a positive impact on society.  We want you to learn that you have the power to shape your future world with the actions you take in the workplace.  To use business as a power for good.

Across our two campuses in Colchester and Southend, we offer five broad subject groups: accounting, finance, management, marketing and entrepreneurship.  Many of our courses are professionally accredited - giving your career a head start by allowing you to move into a professional role faster.   

Where will business at Essex take you?     

Professor Neil Kellard - Interim Dean of Essex Business School - stands on the mezzanine level of Essex Business School
"Here at Essex Business School we aim to teach leadership with integrity.  We want you to learn to think critically about business and to leave us with the knowledge and tools to do business better – for stakeholders, for the planet and for your community."

Why choose us?

Our zero-carbon business school in Colchester reflects our commitment to sustainable business
Many of our courses are accredited and give you exemptions from some professional exams
We champion ethical business as a signatory of the UN Principles of Responsible Management Education
We work closely with the University’s Innovation Centre to inspire student entrepreneurs.
Complete a work placement as part of your course
Our Essex Business School is the UK's first zero-carbon business school building.
Man drawing on board
Clara Mayerl speech at UN
Entrance to Innovation Centre
Contact Essex Business School 
Contact Essex Business School 
Current Colchester student enquiries
Colchester Campus, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 873911
Current Southend student enquiries
Southend Campus, University of Essex, Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1LW
Telephone: 01702328378

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