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Leeds University Business School

We are a leading, full-service business school, world ranked by the Financial Times for our MBA, Masters in Finance and Masters in Management programmes, making us one of the most influential schools in Europe. We are proud to hold the ‘Triple Crown’ accreditations from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing us in the top 1% of business schools globally.

Top reasons to study here

  • We are proud to hold the ‘Triple Crown’ accreditations from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing us in the top 1% of business schools globally.
  • The School was ranked in the Top 100 universities in the world (QS rankings 2015/16)
  • In 2015/16 the University of Leeds won three high profile national awards for enterprise and entrepreneurship.



The history starts over a hundred years ago when the Yorkshire College was first founded and Political Economy was taught, and takes us on a journey through the history of the people and business courses studied at the University of Leeds over the years to present day.


  • Masters programmes

Our postgraduate taught courses enable you to update and enhance your knowledge and understanding of a specialist area, and prepare you for a rewarding career.

Leeds University Business School offers 30 masters programmes in the areas of:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing


At Leeds University Business School, research is organised under four key themes, which act to focus our activity and define interdisciplinary opportunities. Our research centres connect knowledge with user communities, promote impact and provide a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment for students, early career researchers and academics. As a top ten business and management research institution in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014) our centres continue to develop strong international networks delivering research that addresses real-world issues.

International business and marketing

  • Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL)
  • Career

    Alongside theories, facts and critical analysis, our programmes place strong emphasis on professional skills such as effective communication, teamwork, leadership and intercultural understanding.

    We prepare you with the transferable skills employers look for when recruiting.

    Many major companies regularly visit campus to meet our students, as part of speaker programmes or to talk about specific careers.


    Housing services

    You're guaranteed a place in our accommodation if you are an international postgraduate (i.e. you pay tuition fees at the international rate), you are new to Leeds and require single accommodation. We can help you by offering:

    • an impressive range of accommodation, from modern purpose built apartments to Victorian houses
    • a choice of contract lengths
    • flexible payment methods
    • rents that include energy charges, internet access and 'Edge Club' sports membership
    • a 24 hour security service
    • insurance cover for your personal possessions (terms and conditions apply)
    • help and support from wardens and resident subwardens
    • quality accommodation within close proximity of the University and Leeds city centre

    Library services

    In addition all students have access to main University facilities including:

    • One of the best academic research libraries in the UK, with over 2.8 million resources including 35,000 online journals
    The University of Leeds Library is one of the major academic research libraries of the UK, its facilities ranging from the historic Brotherton library, to the newly-opened undergraduate Laidlaw library.

    ICT services

    The whole University of Leeds campus has Wi-Fi access.

    Student Life

    Campus life

    The Business School is housed in the impressively renovated 19th century Maurice Keyworth Building on the western edge of the University of Leeds campus. Previously the home of Leeds Grammar School, the building is an exciting fusion between classic concepts and cutting-edge thinking. The bespoke renovation combines an impressive, atmospheric learning environment with the latest technology and world-class facilities.

    Sports facilities

    All residents (excluding family and summer contracts) in University accommodation receive an Edge Club membership included in the rent. This membership will provide you access to The Edge, the University's flagship fitness, sport and wellbeing facility. Edge Club membership allows you access to the pool and fitness suite at off peak times, and includes access to other facilities at anytime.

    The Edge includes facilities such as:

    • Swimming Pool
    • 200 station fitness suite
    • Squash courts
    • Climbing wall
    • Sports halls

    Student clubs

    The University is proud to offer students fantastic facilities, including the award-winning Leeds University Union with over 250 clubs and societies and £12m swimming pool and fitness suite 'The Edge'.


    • Accreditations of Leeds University Business School
    • AACSB accredited
    • AMBA Accredited
    • EQUIS Accredited
    • ESRC Accredited
    • Member of the Association of Business Schools (ABS)
    • Gold Standard Small Business Charter Award
    • BPS Accredited
    • CIPD Accredited
    • IOE Accredited
    • Chartered Institute of Marketing

    Leeds, England, United Kingdom