2019

  • Huddersfield Business School introduced a new portfolio of contemporary postgraduate courses, designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to be influential and successful in a rapidly changing global environment.
  • Huddersfield Business School are ranked in the 301-400 range for Business and Economics in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings
  • Business and Management at Huddersfield Business School are ranked 47th in the UK in the QS World University Rankings
  • LLM in Law and Global Governance course launched

2018

  • BSc Business Data Analytics course launched
  • Huddersfield Business School launches Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeships and Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeships, allowing employers to support their staff to study part time for a university qualification.

2017

  • Law School move into the new Oastler Building
  • Jill Johnes appointed as Dean of Huddersfield Business School

2012

  • Department of Logistics, Operations and Hospitality Management joins the Business School (previously within School of Applied Sciences)

2011

  • Shanghai Business College (SBC) delivery of Events Management BA(Hons)

2010

  • Opening of new £17m Business School building
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) launched

2008

  • Bachelor programmes started at Hong Kong Management Association
  • Chris Cowton appointed as Dean of Huddersfield Business School

2007

  • Introduction of the Master of Law and Practice (MLP) inc. LLB(Hons) – only the second in the UK

2006

  • Monica Gibson-Sweet appointed as Dean of Huddersfield Business School

2005

  • Graham Worsdale appointed as Dean of Huddersfield Business School.

2001/2002

  • Business Management BA(Hons) – first cohort

1999/2000

  • Business Administration and Management BA(Hons) (Top Up) first cohort

1997

  • Indian Institute of Hotel Management, Designed and Delivered programmes started. We were the only HEI with AICTHE approval.
  • David Smith appointed a Dean of Huddersfield Business School

1996

Huddersfield University Business School

  • Merger between School of Business and School of Accountancy Law and Management

June 1992

University of Huddersfield

  • First doctorate awarded
  • Human Resource Management BA(Hons) introduced

1990

School of Business and School of Accountancy, Law and Management

  • Business Administration and Management BA(Hons) (Top Up). First top up programme validated
  • Marketing BA(Hons)

1988

  • Research degree awarding powers – PhD/MPhil – for the University

1986

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – initially PT and subsequently FT

1985

  • Business Law LLB(Hons) introduced

1984

  • Transport and Distribution BSc(Hons) - the first such programme in the UK – responding to industry needs

1980

  • Business Law BA(Hons) introduced

1977

  • Accountancy BA(Hons) - introduced. Followed one year later by Accountancy Studies BA(Hons)

1972

  • Business Studies BA(Hons) – introduced as a response to the 1968 Crick report on UG business education

1970

Huddersfield Polytechnic

  • Faculty of Business

1969

  • Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) – highest level post experience qualification at the time

1968

  • Marketing (Engineering) BA(Hons) – linking with School of Engineering and building on the town's industrial heritage

1967

Huddersfield College of Technology

  • Department of Marketing
    Textile Marketing BA(Hons) – The first Marketing Bachelor degree in the UK; linking with the Department of Textiles and building on the town's industrial heritage.