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University of Leicester, School of Business

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The University of Leicester School of Business has an excellent reputation for postgraduate teaching. Studying here will help prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities in government, business or the financial services sector, as well as for future research.

About the School

The University of Leicester School of Business was established in 2016, bringing together the outstanding expertise in Economics and Management to create a world-class business school.

Full-time MSc Degrees

MSc Banking and International Finance

This course is for you if you want to take an analytical approach to understand the methods used in modern banking and finance in the international context.

MSc Business Analysis and Finance

This course is for you if you wish to apply your understanding of economics and quantitative techniques to the analysis of problems in business regulation, organisation and finance.

MSc Finance

CFA® Program Partner of CFA Institute

This course is for you if you want to learn the mechanics of financial markets, understand the financial decisions of corporations and the nature of financial risk.

MSc Financial Economics

This course is for you if you want to deepen your knowledge of Economics or Finance and potentially go on to study a PhD or research in the area of Economics or Finance.

MSc Financial Risk Management We are an Academic Partner of GARP – The Global Association of Risk Professionals. This course is for you if you want to equip yourself with skills in risk management techniques, quantitative analysis, financial analysis and programming.


Our School of Business is research-led, committed to producing the highest quality scholarship while recognising the important relationship between excellence in research and in teaching.

PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3 to 3.5 years (full-time) or 6 to 6.5 years (part-time/distance learning).

We offer Economics PhD supervision in areas compatible with the research interests of our academic staff including:

  • Game Theory
  • Mechanism Design
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Growth Theory
  • Public Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Economics of Migration
  • Health Economics
  • Organisation Theory
  • Business Ethics
  • Marketing and Consumption
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Political Economy
  • Human Resource Management

We offer supervision for the degrees of:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Full-Time
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - Full-Time


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