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Faculty of Business & Law


Christopher Prince the dean of FBL
Professor Christopher Prince, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor
Welcome to the Faculty of Business and Law. We enable our students to achieve their ambitions through the provision of innovative learning and supportive teaching. Through our longstanding relations with professional bodies and our internationally recognised research we challenge ourselves to give you tomorrow's ideas today. 

Dr Michael Cassop Thompson

Marketing academic Dr Michael Cassop Thompson describes his research interests.
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Our Schools

Leeds Business School
We work in close partnership with business, employers and professional bodies to ensure relevance of all our programmes and to deliver business services from professional body awards, research and consultancy, through to bespoke management education.

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Leeds Law School
Leeds is the ideal place to develop your legal career. Our facilities include modern lecture theatres, a mock court room, dedicated resource room for postgraduate students and café.

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Our Research Areas

Leadership Centre
We specialise in developing confident, capable and imaginative leaders, providing tailored training and professional and academic qualifications to suit the needs of both individuals and organisations.

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Centre for Governance, Leadership & Global Responsibility
The Centre brings together leading research, teaching and consultancy which integrates theory and value in practice, working alongside corporate and public bodies.

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The Retail Institute

Combining the strengths of academic research with commercial consultancy, the Centre supports the innovation needs of companies in the consumer goods, retailing and the food and drink sectors. 


Faculty Case Studies

Alexa MortonCIM Certificate in Marketing, 2010

The best thing was the ability to study for a postgraduate course part-time, so that I could continue to work full-time.

Karl YoungBA (Hons) Marketing & Advertising Management, 2011

I have always worked from a young age and the University helped me to understand what I wanted from my career and how to get there.

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Faculty News

Five students awarded Chancellor's Scholarship

Leeds Beckett University’s Chancellor, Sir Bob Murray CBE, has announced the recipients of his 2016 scholarships. Five first year students on courses related to accountancy and finance will benefit from a £1,000 boost from Sir Bob to support them in their studies at Leeds Beckett.

Legal Advice Clinic pilot launched at Leeds Beckett

A new initiative offering free, confidential legal advice to Leeds residents has been successfully piloted at Leeds Beckett University.

Global law firm partner to speak at Leeds Beckett

Award-winning businesswoman and lawyer, Allison Page, will discuss how businesses and resources in Leeds can effectively work together when she delivers a guest lecture at Leeds Beckett University.

Faculty Events

May 10

Alex Simpson: "Governance - a necessary evil or a driver of performance?"

Alex Simpson is General Counsel, Company Secretary and GSCOP Code Compliance Officer at Asda, the UK’s second largest food retailer serving around 19 million customers each week. Asda is also part of Walmart, a global company that employs 2.2m associates with $473bn in annual sales.

May 18

Business Schools: “Playing All the Right Notes But Not Necessarily in the Right Order” - Professor Martin Reynolds

Professor Martin Reynolds is Professor of Management Practice at Leeds Business School, part of the Faculty of Business & Law at Leeds Beckett University. He will be delivering his Professorial Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday 18 May on the knowledge synthesis problem in business schools.

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