Full-time MBA

A Global Top-100 Full-time MBA

Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2018

Ranked Top 75 globally and Top 10 in the UK

Economist Which MBA? rankings 2018

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Tier One in Europe

Full-time MBA, CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings 2018

MBA students at the Leeds University Business School
Triple Accredited
EQUIS Accredited
AACSB Accredited
Association of MBAs Accredited

Making connections, accelerating careers

MBA students at the Leeds University Business School

The MBA is a well-recognised academic degree for managers and professionals with work experience, and challenges the fundamentals of how you think and act in business.

Our full-time MBA is a one-year intensive programme based on campus in Leeds.

Drawing on the strengths of this vibrant city and University, you will develop your personal and professional skills through study, coaching and practical application of the latest management theory.

The Leeds MBA programme

Grow personally and professionally. Develop your critical thinking and leadership abilities, with career development activity including one-to-one and group coaching, mentoring and skills sessions.


Get connected. Meet senior leaders and managers from businesses worldwide. You can also link up with our global alumni network and partner business schools.


Gain international perspectives. Work alongside MBA colleagues and academics from across the globe, learning the importance of cross-cultural collaboration. You can also take part in an international study tour.


Learn differently. Put your learning into practice through live challenges, testing your abilities in a safe environment with immediate feedback. The MBA Project is often the most exciting and rewarding part of your MBA experience.


Accelerate your career. Our one-year programme means you can progress your career quickly, whether you want to change function or develop your own business. Build the key qualities expected of leaders including commercial awareness, interpersonal skills and a deep understanding of fundamental business functions.


Assure yourself of quality. We are a triple accredited Business School. The Leeds MBA is AMBA-accredited and ranked in the Global Top 100 MBAs (Financial Times 2018). Quality that is recognised worldwide.


Read more in the Full-time MBA Programme Overview

The MBA completely changed my thought process. It transformed me from an employee to a successful entrepreneur, building one of the fastest growing cosmetic brands in Africa

Oke Maduewesi, Nigeria
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My MBA network extends to Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe. Definitely a strong point of Leeds!

Ryan Monis, Netherlands
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