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University of Leicester
School of Management
University of Leicester School of Management


Address Ken Edwards Building, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
Tel. No. 00 44 (0) 116 252 5520
Fax No. 00 44 (0) 116 252 3949
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Full-time courses MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Finance
MSc Management
MSc Management, Finance and Accounting
MSc Marketing
Distance learning courses MBA
MSc Finance
MSc Human Resource Management and Training
MSc Marketing
MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management
Doctorate in Social Science
Type of courses Full-time
Distance Learning
Length of courses Full-time – 12 months
Distance Learning – minimum 12 months, maximum 48 months
Date of commencement Full-time – September
Distance Learning – Intakes throughout the year dependent on course
Class Size Full-time – 40-100 dependent on programme
Distance Learning – unlimited
Student accommodation The University of Leicester offers a wide range of self-catered rooms close to the University’s main campus in properties designated for postgraduate students.
Alternatively if you would rather live in privately rented accommodation the Students’ Union has its own accommodation letting agency SULETS who can help find you good quality, reasonably priced private housing.
Financial assistance Scholarships available for postgraduate students undertaking full-time study: University of Leicester Open Scholarships for International Students
Major recruiters of graduates of our programmes Our graduates have gone onto work for a variety of companies including: BMW, BP, Dow Jones, JP Morgan Chase, Microsoft, British American Tobacco, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Imperial Oil, United Nations, KPMG.
Admission requirements We are looking for students with a wide variety of experience and interests to enter our programmes. Our entry requirements for our programmes are:
• Possession of a good UK honours degree or its overseas equivalent
• English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90
• AND if you wish to join the MBA you must have three years relevant managerial or supervisory work experience.
Student profile 1. Ratio of National/Overseas students: 18/82
2. Ratio of Men/Women: 54/46
3. Age range: 21 - 50
Programme Directors Director of Postgraduate Study – Dr Christopher Land
Director of Distance Learning – Matthew Higgins and Dr Martin Quinn
Contact for application School of Management, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH
Full-time enquiries
Tel: 00 44 (0) 116 252 5381
Distance Learning enquiries
Tel: 00 44 (0) 116 252 5377


About the Programmes

The School of Management offers challenging and rewarding programmes via full-time campus-based study or part-time at a distance. You can study the following programmes on a full-time basis:

MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Finance
MSc Management
MSc Management, Finance and Accounting
MSc Marketing

We recognise that students cannot always take time out of work to dedicate themselves fully to study and so we offer the following programmes via Distance Learning:

MSc Finance
MSc Human Resource Management and Training
MSc Marketing
MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management
Doctorate in Social Science

Whichever course you decide to study, or route by which you study it, our programmes are developed with the professional in mind and offer many opportunities for career enhancement. They are designed to benefit you as an individual and enable you to contribute to the success of your organisation.

The Leicester MBA is AMBA accredited. AMBA accreditation is internationally recognised as the global standard for all MBA programmes, meaning you can be confident of our quality. Students who study our MBA are offered the choice of studying for a general MBA or opting to follow one of a number of specialist routes including: Human Resource Management, Finance or Marketing, so you can tailor your studies around your own requirements.

When you join a postgraduate programme at the University of Leicester you will be making a significant investment in your future. Your decision to join a programme will be one of the most important decisions you will make. If you demand first rate academic standards, are willing to have some of your basic managerial assumptions challenged, and are ready for the hard work involved then you will find studying one of our masters programmes to be a rewarding and enriching experience.

The University of Leicester School of Management

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 highly stimulating business administration and management courses that are highly relevant to your career needs. It certainly boasts all the credentials you might expect from a recent recipient of The Times Higher University of the Year Award.

Founded in 1989, the School of Management has grown to become one of the largest providers of distance learning management courses in the UK, alongside offering a large portfolio of on-campus programmes both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We are a member of the Association of Business Schools (ABS) and our MBA is AMBA accredited.

The School of Management is a vibrant department consisting of a community of scholars with an international reputation. The enthusiasm you will find in lecture theatres and seminar rooms comes from our commitment to our subject and our attempts to develop and energise it.

Known for the ‘Leicester Model’ of management studies, the school takes an multi-disciplinary approach to the study of management and organisations, drawing from across the social sciences and until most mainstream western business schools, the concern is as much with challenging the status quo rather than perpetuating it. Our goal is to equip you with a range of theories, techniques and concepts. However, whereas most business schools stop there, we go further : we guide you as you unpick these concepts, challenge them and question their relevance to contemporary society for we believe that management is too important not to debate.

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