Leeds University Business School

Leeds University Business School

Leeds University Business School is a leading, full-service business school, regularly world ranked by the Financial Times, QS and The Economist, and one of a small number of schools worldwide to be triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Leeds University Business School is a top ten business and management research institution (2014 REF).
  • A world top 100 University (QS World University Rankings 2021).
  • The University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (24)
Social Sciences (8)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



Leeds University Business School is housed in the impressively renovated Maurice Keyworth building and the newly refurbished Charles Thackrah Building. The Maurice Keyworth Building dates back to 1874 and began its life as ‘Yorkshire College’, providing teaching in Political Economy.


The education mission of Leeds University Business School is to enable individuals to develop their academic potential, their employability, their global and cultural insight and their ethical awareness to enhance their potential to benefit business and society.

Graduates of Leeds University Business School become lifelong members of our global network of over 30,000 alumni across more than 145 countries. This provides you with access to a forward thinking, worldwide network of both experienced professionals and recent graduates.


The research mission of Leeds University Business school is to produce and disseminate research of world-class quality, within the School and through international partnerships, which increases knowledge, skills, understanding and impact.


In an increasingly competitive global job market, a Masters degree from Leeds University Business School equips you with the academic and professional skills you need to enhance your career development. Professional Development tutors at the Business School provide tailored support to develop your employability and the award-winning University of Leeds Careers Service offers events and activities to support your career planning. Regular events at the Business School, such as Industry speaker sessions, allow you to discuss current topics with business leaders and offer rare networking opportunities. 

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Housing services

The University of Leeds offers accommodation for Postgraduate students close to the University and Leeds city centre. Accommodation ranges from purpose-built apartments to Victorian houses and offers a choice of contract lengths and flexible payment methods. Excellent facilities and free gym membership help to ensure that all students living in university accommodation have a great experience.

Library services

The University Library is one of the major academic research libraries in the UK. The library offers various study environments, including almost 4,000 study spaces: both individual study spaces and vibrant group work areas. Many library resources are available online, including 35,000 e-journals and more than 500,000 e-books.

ICT services

  • Study spaces and dedicated computer clusters
  • Networked PCs that link into the University Library and email systems, internet, Microsoft Office software, and IT help desk.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Leeds campus is just a 10-minute walk from Leeds city centre – one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing cities with a leading reputation in business, culture and sport.

The Business School is housed in the impressively renovated Maurice Keyworth Building and the newly refurbished Charles Thackrah building on the Western Campus of the University of Leeds.

Leeds University Union gives you access to over 300 activities, clubs and societies to get involved in and the University’s truly global community allows you to meet interesting people from across the world, developing your global outlook. 

Sports facilities

Students gain discounted access to the University’s £12.2 million sports centre, the Edge, which boasts a 25-metre swimming pool, sports courts and a climbing wall. Our sports clubs and societies allow you to get involved in sport whatever your ability or ambition and our performance sport programme supports the development of elite athletes.

Student clubs

Leeds University Union supports over 300 different societies, clubs and activities for students. Joining a club or society is a great way to meet like-minded people and maintain an active social life whilst also developing new interests and skills.

Leeds University Union also provides a ‘Postgraduate Hub’ which offers opportunities to stay connected with other PG students, support for maintaining a healthy work-life balance, as well as guidance and representation. Postgraduate specific events are run throughout the year, supported by a specific postgraduate representation team. 


  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)
  • Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) Centre of Excellence
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) - HE Partner
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • Institute of Export and International Trade (IOE)
  • Founding Member of the Alliance of Chinese & European Business Schools (ACE)

Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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