Bayes courses rank highly in the Complete University Guide 2023

Latest ranking places Marketing undergraduate course as best in London and second best in the UK; Business & Management 12th and Accounting & Finance 14th nationally.

Bayes Business School’s business management, accounting, and finance undergraduate courses have been ranked among the best in the country in The Complete University Guide 2023.

The annual league table, which uses various metrics to analyse institutional performance and helps to support prospective students make the right choice for their futures, ranked Bayes’ undergraduate offering as the second best in the UK in the Marketing subject area, out of 95 submissions. Bayes’ courses ranked 12th out of 124 universities with the Business & Management course ranked 12th out of 124 universities and Accounting & Finance ranked 14th out of 104 entries (up eight places).


  • The Business with Marketing course was ranked in 1st place for research quality in the UK and 3rd place for entry standards. The course placed 1st overall in London, out of 17 universities.
  • Our courses in the Business & Management category ranked 2nd for research quality in the UK and 3rd for graduate prospects, rising two places from last year.
  • Accounting & Finance (including our courses in Banking and International Finance and Investment and Financial Risk Management) ranked 2nd for research quality in the UK and 8th for graduate prospects. It was ranked 3rd overall in London.

Metrics used to measure quality include student satisfaction, research quality, graduate prospects and degree completion.

Professor Andre Spicer, Dean of Bayes Business School, said: “It is excellent to see that Bayes’ undergraduate offering continues to be among the best in the UK.

“We pride ourselves on challenging our students to be the best they can be, fulfilling their ambitions and going on to achieve great things. This latest ranking reinforces this.”

Professor Richard Payne, Deputy Dean of Academic Programmes at Bayes, added: “This result is testament to the outstanding work of our faculty and the drive of our students to be successful.

“We are pleased with the continued recognition of our research excellence and the fact that those who have studied at Bayes recognise our impact in helping them to achieve their career ambitions.”

For more information on undergraduate courses at Bayes, visit the website.


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