Leeds University Business School is a leading, full-service business school and one of the most highly regarded 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. The School’s state-of-the-art home is at the western end of the campus, in the Maurice Keyworth Building. This beautiful site has been cleverly renovated and modernised, from its former function as a grammar school, to provide excellent facilities for learning, teaching and research. It is a highly positive working environment with high levels of autonomy yet support in the UK’s second largest financial city after London.
There are around 1500 undergraduates and over 1300 postgraduate students studying on a diverse and flexible range of degree programmes. The School has a truly international reach and the student community comes from over 80 countries.
We have over 180 academic staff, covering ten research centres which provide dedicated resource in different areas. We are a top ten business and management research institution, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and one of a small, elite group to appear in the top ten across multiple categories. The School is ranked 56th in the Financial Times (FT) European Business Schools rankings. International Business has been rated number one in the world, according to tables published in the FT Masters in Management rankings. MSc Accounting and Finance has enjoyed similar success in the FT Masters in Finance rankings, being named the number one such programme.
We have well-established connections with the business community, both in the region and throughout the UK. This includes some important strategic partnerships including Marks and Spencer, Yorkshire Bank and the Financial Times. These connections also enable 100 undergraduates each year to achieve career-enhancing placements in an impressive range of blue-chip companies.