School of Business, Law and Social Sciences

We build global change makers in Business, Law and Social Sciences.

Our vision is to give you the confidence and capabilities to rise to the work challenges of the 21st Century.

We want you to gain the knowledge, aptitude and competence to succeed in your chosen field. We deliver a broad range of degrees, from Accounting to Human Resources, Sociology to Marketing. Our degrees are student-focused, well-grounded in evidence, and forward-looking.

Our staff and students come from diverse places and cultures. The faculty members come from academic, professional and commercial backgrounds. As well as being academic experts, we have well-established links with industry and business. This means your course material and research covers current and emerging trends.

Our alumni work in all kinds of organisations. Their jobs include management, marketing, social care, administration, legal, accounting and financial roles.

Why not join them, and let us guide you at this vital stage in your career and personal development.

Dean of School

Professor Mohamed Branine

School Divisions

There are three specialised divisions in this School:

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Division of Sociology

Degrees in Sociology, Criminology and Social Science give you the knowledge you need to make sense of the modern world.

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Division of Law

With work placements and overseas studies, our legal degrees are LLB accredited.

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Division of Accounting, Business and Management

All aspects of business learning from management to accounting, HR to marketing. We train you thoroughly for the world of business.

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ABERTAY NEWS17/12/2020

Student who left school with no Highers awarded law scholarship

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ABERTAY NEWS25/06/2020

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i2i involves multiple partners from across Europe

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ABERTAY NEWS11/06/2020

Free upskilling courses launched as businesses adapt to Covid-19

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