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.
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:
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
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.
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:
In addition all students have access to main University facilities including:
The whole University of Leeds campus has Wi-Fi access.
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.
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:
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'.