Teesside Business School, University of Teesside ; the A-Z of Business Schools 2007
HISTORY: The business school was established in 1988 to provide training in business and management. Teesside gained university status in 1992.
ADDRESS: A modern city centre campus off Borough Road in Middlesbrough.
AMBIENCE: The business school is in the Clarendon building, which was given a [pound]5 million new look in 1998-9, with new study areas, lecture rooms, and an excellent IT centre. All the student services, including the accommodation and careers offices, and a coffee bar, are right next door. Vital Statistics: There is MBA (part- and full-time), part-time MBA in public management, MBA in health and social care management, and MBA in enterprise. Students number 1,000 full-time and 350 part-time students, of whom 1,050 are undergraduates and 300 postgraduates.
ADDED VALUE: Just over half the university's students are part- time, so there are lots of mature students mixing in with the youngsters and a real community feel to the university. The school runs flexible professional development courses aimed at people already in the workforce. At postgraduate level, there are pioneering new courses on fraud management, leadership and or- ganisational change.
EASY TO GET INTO? For an MBA programme, you normally need a first degree plus at least two years managerial experience. The university prides itself on giving students the opportunity to move …
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Publication information: Article title: Teesside Business School, University of Teesside ; the A-Z of Business Schools 2007. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: December 17, 2006. Page number: 84. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.