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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, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
  • The School is a faculty of the University of Leeds, one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK.
  • The University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities.


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. 


The Leeds University Business School aims to 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.


The Leeds University Business school aims 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. 

Library services

Enjoy free access to one of the UK's largest libraries. Spread over four sites, our University library includes collections of international significance. The library's website also links you to a range of online journals and other resources.

ICT services

Leeds is making computers accessible to all staff. You can use computers, with internet access, in the LOGIK (Learning Opportunities for Gaining Information and Knowledge) centre, library, and in cafés around campus. You can also get access to specialist research services.

Campus life

The Business School is based on the western edge of the University of Leeds campus. It is currently housed in five buildings, which include the impressively renovated 19th century Maurice Keyworth building, the Newlyn Building, which opened in 2019, and the recently refurbished Charles Thackrah and Clarendon buildings. In September 2021 we officially opened The Esther Simpson building – an exciting new facility for the Business School.

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 runs more than 300 student-led clubs and societies, so you’ll find something whatever your interests. 

Football, caving, faith, theatre, gaming, dance, photography,  a cappella and even skydiving  are all on offer, as well as many more. Try something new or continue an existing interest through LUU’s Give It A Go sessions. 

  • 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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