Leeds University Business School

MSc International Business


Association of Master of Business Administration-accredited and Institute of Export and International Trade accredited.

Ranked 1st in the UK and 4th in the world for International Business by the Financial Times Global Masters 2012.

With our strong corporate links with top employers, you get involved in work-based research and consultancy projects in the UK and abroad. Benefit from industrial and research placements and bespoke tutorials.

The programme features the latest thinking and developments in international strategy, as well as emerging issues in international business such as the rise of emerging market multinationals and global innovation. Our assessment methods emphasise knowledge and develop essential skills to equip you with strong hands-on, analytical and problem-solving skills, relevant to a wide range of careers. We offer a number of scholarships for outstanding applicants.

Our Professional and Research Skills module was designed with practitioners to support your personal development and employability skills, and to help you integrate into the workplace. Our Beyond Borders option enables you to study abroad for three months at one of our top-rated partner institutions in Asia, Europe and America.

This programme culminates with a dissertation or consultancy project during the summer. You can link it with an internship and/or a company-based project in the UK or abroad – an ideal way to combine studies with valuable work experience.

Teaching ModeFull Time
Academic RequirementsNo academic background in business or economics required
Tuition Fees

UK/EU £9,500 International £17,000 (2013 fees).

There are numerous scholarships available for UK, EU and International students. Further details can be found on our website.

Length12 months
Application Procedure

You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) and an interest in the subject but prior experience or qualification in this area are not required.