Taught course

Master of Business Administration

University of Leeds · Leeds University Business School

Entry requirements

A good first degree or equivalent qualification At least three years' post graduate work experience in a supervisory, managerial or business capacity (our average is 6 years) A pass in an approved test in English, if your first language is not English We normally ask for a satisfactory Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) This should be valid for the year of entry. The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) can be accepted if the GMAT is not available in your country of residence. Applicants without a first degree will be considered on the basis of their career to date, managerial or business experience, and potential for benefiting from the programme. You should be able to demonstrate evidence of career progression and achievement.

Months of entry


Course content

The Leeds MBA combine the 'hard' knowledge of business subjects with the 'soft skills' now so much in demand in business. Our general management programme is designed to give you confidence and knowledge in the key areas of your business, with the opportunity for specialism through option modules and the MBA Project. The core programme covers the broad fundamentals of business and management issues in ten modules, you then have the choice of three options from a range of specialist business area such as Entrepreneurship, Management Consultancy and International Management.

Our MBA open events take place throughout the year and provide you with a great opportunity to find out more about the programme. Events take place at the Business School and online, as well as representatives from the Business School attending events and exhibitions around the world. Please visit our website to find more information on our upcoming open events.

We also run online information sessions regularly throughout the year for enquirers and offer holders. If you can't visit the Business School in person, you can sign-up for an MBA Live Online Event or view our recordings of previous online information sessions for a chance to hear from the MBA team about the MBA programmes, advice on admissions and the careers support we offer.

Leeds University Business School is a world ranked, triple accredited and award winning business school.

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked ninth in the UK and first in the North of England for the quality of our research. Of the top ten Business Schools in the REF, we are one of only four to have achieved the prestigious ‘triple crown’ accreditation from the world’s leading accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Our Masters courses are informed by the latest professional knowledge. You are taught by world-leading academics who combine professional practice with teaching and research activity, to bring up-to-date business knowledge to the classroom - the kind of knowledge that translates directly to your career.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Numerous scholarships are available to UK /EU and International students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

MBA Admissions
+44 (0) 113 343 4908