King's Business School is one of the leading academic centres in management and business in the UK and has an outstanding reputation for the quality of our research and teaching. It has been ranked in the top 10 for Business & Management studies for 3 years running in the Complete University Guide (2016-18) and is listed in the top 10 for research output in Business & Management in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
In addition, the School is a is a constituent part of the new LISS-DTP (London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership), which draws together doctoral training at King’s, Imperial College London and Queen Mary, University of London, offering our students excellent opportunities to develop their research skills and experience. This partnership is supported by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Research is built around a number of strategic research centres and groupings, please see below for more details.
Research Centres: www.kcl.ac.uk/business/research/centres/index.aspx
Research Groups: www.kcl.ac.uk/business/research/groups/index.aspx
Our Research Groups are inclusive, encouraging cross-group membership, multidisciplinarity, and collaboration with members of the School, others in the College. We have strong links with scholars and practitioners based in academic institutions and private and public sector institutions both in the UK and abroad. Projects include both theoretically-driven as well as more applied research.
International profile: The school has a high international profile in our core areas of research, through which our academic staff have made a major contribution to the shaping and development of management theory and practice.
Research income: We attract a substantial amount of research income, from both research councils (ESRC, EPSRC, AHRC) and from other institutions such as the Leverhulme Trust, EU, CIPD, CIMA, RPSGB and several government bodies.