University of Leicester, School of Management, University of Leicester the United Kingdom

About University of Leicester, School of Management, University of Leicester

The University of Leicester School of Management is increasingly recognised as one of the top management schools in the United Kingdom, with an excellent international reputation for the development and teaching of intellectually stimulating management courses that are highly relevant to your career needs.

The School of Management offers challenging and rewarding programmes at PhD, masters and undergraduate levels via full-time, on campus study, and part-time study at a distance.

School of Management Credentials

The Leicester MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the School is a member of the Association of Business Schools.

We have been acknowledged by The Independent as "One of Europe's largest management schools with a big emphasis on teaching and research".

The University of Leicester is ranked top after Oxbridge in the 2011 National Student Survey and were named Times Higher Education University of the Year for 2008/09.


The School offers the following postgraduate programmes via full-time campus based study:

  • MBA
  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Management, Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Human Resource Management and Training

The University of Leicester is one of the largest providers of distance learning management education in the United Kingdom, with over 6,000 students studying our programmes. We have nearly twenty years' experience of providing flexible, supported distance learning qualifications designed to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Our students come from around the world, ensuring a truly international focus to our programmes. We offer the following via distance learning:

  • MBA
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc in Human Resource Management and Training
  • MSc in Industrial Relations and Workplace Learning
  • MSc in Performance Management and Workplace Learning
  • Masters by Research
  • Doctorate in Social Science

School of Management in Leicester

Leicester is a lively and diverse city and the tenth largest in Britain. It has all the activities and facilities you would expect, with a friendly and safe atmosphere. The city centre is just a short walk away from campus so you will never be far from the action.

The School of Management is located in the Ken Edwards Building on the main campus and boasts state of the art lecture theatres, computer labs, networked seminar rooms and refreshment areas.

The City of Leicester in a Nutshell

Below is a brief list of what we feel are the key attractions of Leicester as a place to live and study:

  • 75 minutes by train from London. Its location in the heart of England gives easy access to all other main cities.
  • A lively and cosmopolitan city, and a safe place to study.
  • Population of nearly 300,000, the largest city in the East Midlands.
  • Excellent shopping - from one of Europe's oldest markets to new shopping malls.
  • Thriving entertainment including the UK's largest comedy festival. Huge choice of pubs, clubs, restaurants, cinemas and theatres.
  • The UK's first Environment City - a centre for cycling, re-cycling and much more!
  • Famous for sport - world-class teams in rugby, football and cricket.
  • Home to the National Space Centre

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