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Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

90% of the Business School’s submitted research to be either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ overall

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Our history

The Business School has a rich history dating back to 1874.

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About us

We are 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. We deliver undergraduate, masters, MBA, PhD, executive and professional education and online study, to over 5000 students from around 100 countries. 

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 deemed 90% of the Business School’s submitted research to be either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ overall. The School is a faculty of the University of Leeds, one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK, ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS rankings 2023) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities.

We are triple accredited and hold numerous major accreditations from leading international bodies, in recognition of our research and teaching excellence.

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We are regularly ranked amongst the world's top business schools.

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Our mission is to make an exceptional impact on business and society globally through leadership in research and teaching.

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The Faculty Executive Group drives the strategic direction of the Business School.

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Discover how we are tackling global challenges to become greener and more sustainable

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Leeds University Business School is committed to creating a fully inclusive environment for staff, students, alumni and partners.

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Housed in impressive facilities on the University of Leeds’ Western Campus.

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We work with over 200 institutions worldwide, through research projects, teaching, programme development, conferences, networks, International Advisory Board and student programmes.

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Our six departments form the framework for our teaching and research, including domestic and international collaborations via our interdisciplinary research centres.

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