Leicester Castle Business School

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Hear what our international students have to say about studying at DMU's Leicester Business School.

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Receive up to 50% off postgraduate course fees

The VC2020 Scholarship provides DMU graduates with a discount of up to 50% on selected PG courses.

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Receive up to 50% off postgraduate course fees

The VC2020 Scholarship provides DMU graduates with a discount of up to 50% on selected PG courses.


Leicester Castle Business School 

DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation and Leicester Castle Business School sits right at its heart, offering a kick-start to students who want to stand out in the international employment market.

With over 6,000 students represented from over 100 nationalities, we are proud to be a truly global business school.

We are organised into four departments offering undergraduate, postgraduate, professional and research courses and expertise:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Executive Education
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Strategic Management and Marketing

Undergraduate courses

We deliver a wide range of undergraduate courses designed with employability in mind, from accounting to economics and human resource management to marketing.

See our full undergraduate course listing.

Each course also offers students the chance to undertake a paid placement at multinational organisations, including IBM, Rolls Royce and Walt Disney. Our placement team offer one-to-one support, CV and cover letter enhancing workshops plus interview and assessment centre preparation to help you secure your ideal placement.  

Benefit from working and learning in our bespoke facilities which include:

  • £35 million, purpose-built Hugh Aston building
  • One of the largest university Bloomberg Trading Rooms in the UK
  • Modern IT labs, study suites, learning zones and a café
  • Access to the inspirational learning environment of the Great Hall of Leicester Castle.

Explore our £136 million transformed campus.

Postgraduate courses

We offer a wide range of industry-aligned postgraduate courses; which provide a platform for students to enhance their career prospects for a variety of industries.

Our students are encouraged to challenge convention and given the opportunities and tools to think, create and inspire. Our academics provide leadership and mentoring as well as being active in the international research community.

Gain invaluable practical experience by completing an Executive Company Project, a 12 week business research project with a UK company on selected postgraduate courses.

We offer a range of funding options from postgraduate loans, course-specific scholarships and alumni scholarships to help our students concentrate on what matters most.

See our full postgraduate course listing.


We foster a thriving research community within the school, with many of our staff recognised as significant figures in their fields.

Key areas in the school include local governance, health policy, comparative housing, human resource management, organisational behaviour, small ethnic-minority business and entrepreneurship.

Visit our research web pages or find out about our doctoral training programme.

Our accreditations

We boast strong links with major professional bodies, such as:

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

These links enable us to offer significant added-value exemptions from professional qualifications. Find out more.

Leicester Castle Business School is an AACSB Business Education Alliance member.

The School is engaged in achieving AACSB Accreditation to further the pursuit of excellence and continuous improvement throughout our portfolio of business programmes.

AACSB accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.

Achieving AACSB accreditation will place LCBS within the top 5% of Business Schools globally, and ensure we continuously improve engagement among our business partners, faculty and students to align our programmes with the changing needs of business practice.

Executive Education

Take advantage of executive education courses that support businesses and individuals to survive and succeed.  Our courses focus on innovation, sustainability and social responsibility.

We offer a range of open courses that are contemporary and fully accessible for professionals as well as the option to partner with us to create customised courses which can be tailored to meet the needs of your business. If you would like to find out more information contact us to meet with one of our specialists for a free consultation.

We hold a number of Masterclasses for professionals who are looking to advance their skills and knowledge. As a participant on one of our Masterclasses you will be working and networking with other professionals and be led by academics and practitioners at the forefront of their fields.

As a part of our portfolio we provide an Executive MBA (EMBA). The Executive MBA is designed for business leaders who want to develop rich and versatile skill sets with which to manage the complex social, cultural, technical and organizational issues in contemporary business markets and environments.


Many of our students have ceased the opportunity to experience new cultures and gain academic insights from destinations such as Hong Kong, Canada and Berlin through experiences offered by #DMUglobal.

Most recently, hundreds of students travelled to New York where they were able to explore the city and visit Wall Street, United Nations Headquarters and the New York Supreme Court to support their learning.

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