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. Economics at Leicester has had a long history since its inauguration in 1924.
Full-time MSc Degrees
MSc Banking and Finance
This degree uses the analytical approach of Economics to develop the methods used in modern banking and finance and an assessment of their impact on business firms.
MSc Business Analysis and Finance
This course is designed for graduates who wish to apply their understanding of economics to the analysis of business problems and finance.
The MSc Economics programme is designed for students who have a strong background in Economics. The course is designed for PhD level entry only.
MSc Financial Economics
CFA® Program Partner of CFA Institute
The Department of Economics is a CFA® Program Partner of CFA Institute.
The course offers comprehensive training in the principles of finance, investment analysis and analytical methods of modern finance.
MSc Financial Risk Management
Academic Partner of GARP – The Global Association of Risk Professionals.
This course offers skills in risk management techniques, quantitative analysis, econometrics 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 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 and Part-Time
- Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - Full-Time
Special partnership opportunity with Lingan University, Hong Kong
A special opportunity to obtain two MScs from separate leading institutions on two continents.
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