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Faculty of Business, Law and Art

The Faculty of Business, Law and Art has over 2,600 undergraduate students, more than 1,700 taught and over 230 research postgraduate students. It has 300 academic and technical staff.

The Faculty spans a wide range of disciplines including internet law, maritime law, environmental law, strategy, marketing, HR management, design, textiles, graphics and fashion.

A significant proportion of the research of the Faculty is concentrated in specialist centres, including the Institute of Maritime Law, the Institute for Law and the Web at Southampton, the Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development, the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Systems, and the Centre for Risk Research.

The academic activity of the Faculty is located primarily on the main Highfield campus of the University and in the Winchester campus, 25 minutes away.


Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Art
Professor Paul Whittaker

Key people

Associate and Assistant Deans

Academic groups

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