Studying Management at Leeds University Business School

Welcome from the Programme Director

Nick Jackson

Hello, I'm Dr Nick Jackson and I am the Programme Director for the BA Management.

This programme offers a range of exciting opportunities and I am passionate about helping every student maximise their full potential. One of the benefits of the BA Management is the multi-disciplinary approach;. our modules lead to a better understanding of people and systems management at all levels. Many of our academics have industry experience, meaning you will learn interactively using academic theory in an applied nature.

You’ll study modules such as Starting Your Own Business, where interactive teaching will allow you to delve into the issues of planning, financing, managing and operating your own virtual company, as well as Organisational Behaviour and The Contemporary Business Environment.

Your professional development is important to us and we believe BA Management opens up a broad range of career options. You will be able to explore various aspects of industry through our networks with industry leaders and benefit from their specialist knowledge.

You’ll have the opportunity to benefit from our Leaders in Residence programme in your first and second year, which is offered exclusively to BA Management students. Here you’ll join workshops with business leaders and gain valuable insight into the corporate environment, including tips for interviews and assessment centres. Our students consistently feedback that the programme has helped them understand and apply academic knowledge, and has ultimately helped them secure a range of careers with companies like O2, IBM, KPMG, RSM, Jaguar Land-Rover as well as SMEs.  

You can contact me to find out more about the programme by emailing our admissions team. 

BA Management

This dynamic and flexible course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the functions and processes involved in managing complex organisations.

You’ll cover the core concepts, practices and techniques of management and develop the skills required to lead. You’ll learn about organisational behaviour and the business and economic environment, as well as specific functions like accounting, marketing and supply chain management. Diverse optional modules will also allow you to tailor your course to suit your own interests and career plans, focusing on topics such as human resource management, management consulting, marketing strategy and international finance.

Whether you see yourself working in large organisations, the public sector or starting your own business, you’ll develop the analytical, quantitative, computing, presentation and other transferable skills required by the business world.

Find out more about what you will study on the BA Management degree 

Speak with current students

If you would like to hear about other students’ experiences or have questions about being a student at the School and the University of Leeds you can connect with the Link to Leeds Ambassadors

You can chat online with students from Leeds University Business School or with students from your own country from a different faculty. You can also join a live online event on the practicalities of being a student covering topics like accommodation, student life, what's available on campus and the city of Leeds.  

Join our global community

The Business School has over 25,000 alumni in 136 countries around the world. We have a large number of profiles of alumni who have given us an insight into the opportunities that arose for them after studying at the Business School.

Our alumni are also very welcoming and we have a number of International Groups world-wide who would be happy to answer any questions that you may have about studying at the Business School. Once you have graduated you will join this global network and be able to take advantage of the alumni benefits we offer.

Since graduating I have thankfully undertaken progressive roles across the globe. Aside from my current role I have worked for Rolls Royce in the States, China and the UK. I have also done a double...

Adan Ali, Kenya
BA Management
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Adan Ali

The chance to work in a practical setting with the base of all the theory I had learnt in this specific module really motivates me work harder and gain as much knowledge and exposure as I can.

Keshav Bansal, India
BA Management
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