Leeds University Business School

United Kingdom

Leeds University Business School

Leeds University Business School

Leeds University Business School

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. 

School information

Leeds University Business School boasts a growing number of international accolades reflecting the excellent teaching and learning experience we offer and our commitment to your career. We are a triple accredited, world ranked and award winning business school and The Leeds MBA was recently ranked 61st in the world (Economist Which MBA? Rankings 2021). The Business School is a faculty at the University of Leeds. The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest single site universities in the UK, located in the heart of a vibrant, affordable and student friendly city. A leading Russell Group university we are famous for our teaching, research and focus on employability. We are ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2021) and are one of the top 5 most targeted universities by graduate recruiters in the UK (The Graduate Market in 2021, <span 1px="" able="" accessing="" advantage="" also="" an="" and="" as="" be="" border-bottom:="" cjwvc3znpg="=" ));"="" class="NormalTextRun ContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2 SCXW69598979 BCX0" color:="" data:image="" excellent="" font-family:="" font-size:="" font-variant-ligatures:="" high="" learning="" solid="" span="" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; background-repeat: repeat-x; background-position: left bottom; background-image: var(--urlContextualSpellingAndGrammarErrorV2,url(" take="" teaching="" to="" well="" will="" you="">state of the art sports facilities; a student’s union with over 300 student-led clubs and societies; and a range of modern postgraduate accommodation options to suit individual needs and budgets.

The Leeds MBA

The Leeds MBA combines academic rigour with practical leadership development challenges that mean you’re ready for senior management-level positions as soon as you graduate. Our core programme covers the fundamentals of business management. You’ll gain an understanding of the key components of business – marketing, accounting, finance, operations and human resource management.

Alongside these subjects you will explore how to manage and lead people in organisations. Our live challenges will stretch your thinking and your abilities. We encourage you to develop your knowledge and links with the corporate world through our business speaker events and international study tours. The MBA culminates in your Individual Project – this can be a consultancy project, an entrepreneurial project relating to a new business venture or a research dissertation.

Drawing on the strengths of a vibrant city, a highly ranked University and contacts with companies in various sectors, our full-time MBA offers a top-quality learning and development experience.

Programme Info

Type of Course:
One-year Full-time MBA

92nd in the World (Financial Times Global MBA Rankings)
Starting Dates:
One-year Full-time MBA: September 2022
Length of Course:
Full Time: 12 months
Application Deadlines (if you have several application deadlines, please list them all):
30th June

Student Body

Number of nationalities: 15
Percentage of international students: 88%

  • Africa 3%
  •  Asia : 75%
  • Europe: 14%
  • Americas 5%
  • Middle East 3%

Men/Women Ratio: 22:19
Age Range:
27 -50
Average Age: 31
Length of Work Experience:
Average 7 years

Minimum 3 years (managerial experience)


Work experience: Minimum 3 years' management/supervisory experience plus degree – see website for full details
GMAT: Not required
IELTS; 6.5 with no less than 6 in each subjects (TOEFL and Pearson are accepted, see website for details)
Two references; one academic, one employer
Interview: Online interview with the programme director


Application fee: no application fee
Tuition fees: see course information for up to date fee information                
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to 50% of fees for the best applicants (no separate application required)
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance:  £10,000 per year to cover the costs of living expenses and accommodation

As a graduate of Leeds University Business School you become a lifelong member of our global alumni community of over 25,000 alumni in 140 countries. Membership is free and automatic after graduation.

As one of the most highly regarded business schools in Europe, you join our forward thinking network of both experienced professionals and recent graduate.

Find out more about our alumni and alumni groups

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