At undergraduate level, the School offers a diverse curriculum aiming to combine the best in traditional academic rigour with the high level skills development essential to successful graduate employment. The School is committed to personal development and enhancement and this is reflected in its postgraduate programmes.
The School is also focused on addressing the local, regional and national development needs of business with the staff facilitating knowledge exchange between the School and the wider business community.
The School of Management and Social Sciences at St Mary's scored 91% for Overall Satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey.
The School was also rated 90% for teaching satisfaction, with 94% of students agreeing that staff are good at explaining things.