Every year thousands of students try to secure a place at some of the best business schools in the UK, but not all are successful due to the number of places available and tough entry requirements.
If you want to be in with the best possible chance of securing a place at one of the UK’s best business schools, the Oxbridge Service or MBA Service will maximise your chances of submitting a successful application. Learn more about five of the toughest and best business schools below, and apply with SI-UK today.
Top five business schools in the UK*
1. University of St. Andrews
- Average UCAS tariff score: 569
Ranked number one in the UK for Business and Management in the 2018 CUG, the University of St. Andrews School of Management has the highest average UCAS tariff score in the UK. St Andrews is Scotland's oldest University and the third oldest University in the English-speaking world.
2. University of Bath
Average UCAS tariff score: 527
Bath are ranked 1st for Marketing, 2nd for Business and Management Studies (the Complete University Guide 2018) and 3rd for Business Studies (The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017).
The School of Management offers a range of business degree courses which provide a solid foundation in the key business disciplines for students from undergraduate to postgraduate and post-experience level.
3. London School of Economics and Political Science
- Average UCAS tariff score: 527
The London School of Economics and Political Science offers the best research quality of any Business School in the CUG ranking, and is the third toughest to gain entry to. Located in the heart of the central London, LSE attracts some of the most influential figures in the world to give public lectures, including Kofi Annan, Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela, and former and current UK Prime Ministers Tony Blair and David Cameron, with free access for students.
3. University College London
- Average UCAS tariff score: 505
The UCL School of Management offers undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes in management, technology entrepreneurship, information management for business, management science and business analytics.
Programmes incorporate learning activities and industrial experiences that will help develop commercial competencies, internal organisational management skills, and a high degree of creativity.
5. University of Warwick
- Average UCAS tariff score: 504
The University of Warwick Business School has performed consistently well on national rankings, and remains in the top five business schools in the UK. Notable alumni including the current CEO of Heinz, Bernardo Hees, and the Financial Times ranks its Distance learning MBA 2nd in the world and 1st in the UK.
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