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Leeds Business School

Meet industry experts and connect with business

Leeds Business School is part of the Faculty of Business and Law at Leeds Beckett University. Based at the Rose Bowl in the heart of Leeds city centre, we offer a truly international experience, welcoming students from over 50 countries with courses delivered across the world.

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.

We offer kite mark professional body qualifications on behalf of organisations and also have the exclusive regional franchise to deliver the Institute of Directors' (IoD) Director Development Programmes.

Leeds Business School

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The Rose bowl in city campus
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Courses by Subject Area

Professional bodies we work in close partnership with

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT) 
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 
  • Institute of Directors' (IoD)
  • Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM)
  • Broadcasting Journalism Training Council (BJTC)
  • Periodical Training Council (PTC)

We are skilled and experienced in delivering education to people at every stage of their careers, from undergraduate and entry level all the way to those in leadership roles across a wide range of sectors and industries.

Our flagship MBA offers a number of flexible routes - our Graduate MBA for those with less than two years' business experience, our Executive MBA (delivered full-time and part-time) for more experienced professionals and the MBA (Executive) E-Learning for those who would prefer to learn from home.

We also deliver an annual guest lecture programme open to students, alumni and professionals in the region, where leading business figures and entrepreneurs are invited to speak across a range of subjects. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, past Chair and President of the Academy of Marketing, Chief Executive of Leeds Rugby Ltd, Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank and the Editor of Cosmopolitan. For details of upcoming and previous events and to book online visit our guest lecture webpages.

Graduate Success Stories

Alan KingBA (Hons) in Business Studies, 2001

I wanted a course which had a placement year with a real company. The BA in Business Studies at Leeds Beckett provided the right combination of vocational versus theoretical experience and teaching.

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Guest Lecture with Hugh Pym

Business journalist Hugh Pym discusses the 2008 crisis within the banking industry. View more guest lectures.

Virtual Tour

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Faculty News

Asda's Company Secretary to speak at Leeds Beckett

The world of governance within business is set to be examined in a guest lecture to be held at Leeds Beckett University.

Pitch perfect IKEA success for Leeds Beckett PR students

A team of talented multi-national public relations (PR) students proved to be pitch perfect after being crowned the winners of a competition held by IKEA, in partnership with Leeds Beckett University.

Enterprise and Innovation on the agenda at Leeds Beckett lecture

A public lecture to explore small to medium enterprise (SME) and innovation is set to be held at Leeds Beckett University.