This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read more here     Accept
Find us +44 (0)113 2837100


The purpose of the programme is to provide the essential knowledge, understanding and skills required for graduates to begin to operate competently and effectively within international business and management environment at entry/middle-level management positions. It is a 1 year full time programme (2 years part time), which is delivered on our single-site campus, but depending on students' interests it may contain a work-based international business research project over summer. 

We recruit students from a diverse range of countries. They all bring a wealth of cultural experience and global perspectives to the classroom; many of them already have Business projects in their home countries and internationally – we hope that Leeds Trinity graduates are making a difference across the globe. 

Course Benefits

  • Study theoretical foundations of International Business with real-life case studies and industry experiences. 
  • Hear from industry guest speakers such as Coca-Cola, ASDA, Google. 
  • Receive support from business mentors at our Enterprise Centre, where you can actually start your own company. ​

More reasons to choose Leeds Trinity University

  • Tariff Points:
    UCAS Code: 223
  • Course type:
    Full time (1 year)
    Part time (2 years)

Course Information

​Students will study theoretical foundations of International business and will explore a breadth of real-life case studies and industry experiences together with our lecturers, who all have significant Industry experience having worked for major international companies, like Nestle, Bacardi-Martini, Procter & Gamble and McKinsey & Co.  

Additionall​y, students may tap into a network of industry guest speakers from Coca-Cola, Google and suppliers to major car manufacturing companies (Toyota, Honda, Land Rover). Students doing our "Starting & Growing your own Business" module will receive further support from business mentors at our Enterprise Centre, where they can actually start their own company.

Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. 

The modules on this programme will be delivered by means of formal lectures, group workshops, seminars and blended self-study learning. Access to electronic resources including core e-texts that will be made available for most of the modules.

In addition to summative assessments, which will take the form of essays, reports and open/closed book examinations depending on the module, there will also be regular on-going formative assessments, designed to enhance and support student learning and engagement with the content of each module. ​


Students will follow 5 core 20 credit modules and also choose other 20 credit module from the available options. All students will also complete a 60 credit International Business Research Project.

All students have an access to Andrew Kean Learning Centre resources, including library and electronic databases, dedicated team work spaces, lecture theatres, seminar rooms and Enterprise Centre facilities.

Field trips are important part of learning experience – you may explore various sectors of the UK economy – from international giants like Google and ASDA/Walmart to Yorkshire craft beer and food manufacturers.​

A variety of assessment methods is used, matched to the learning outcomes for the programme, to enable students to demonstrate the full range of knowledge and skills that they have developed.  On most programmes there is scope for students to be involved in negotiating and evaluating some assessment.
An honours degree (minimum 2.2) in any discipline.
Alternatively, we will consider applicants with below degree level qualifications with appropriate employment/professional experience. Please contact the programme manager to discuss.

If English is not your first language IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent is the minimum requirement.

Please contact us for personalised advice on 0113 283 7123 or​​
UK & EU Students:
Tuition fees cost £5,000 a year for this course in 2018-19. Part-time tuition fees would be pro-rated accordingly to the number of credits you're studyingFind out more
International Students:
Tuition fees cost £11,750 for this course in 2018-19. Part-time study is not available for international students on a Tier 4 Student Visa. Find out more​​
We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees:
  • Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015
  • The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Denis Kobzev

Denis Kobzev

​I've had a successful career in industry with numerous blue chip organisations. I have extensive experience of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and chair the exam board panels for both.

Academic staff profiles

91% of our Business students agree that our staff are enthusiastic about what they're teaching.

More about the subject area


- view all

The teaching is of a very high standard as most of the lecturers have industry-based experience which gives the teaching a 'real world' dimension. I have been able to instantly transfer my learning into a job.

Jo Crossley

Professional Work Placements

More about placements

This programme is suitable for progressing undergraduate and experienced/mature students looking for an international professional career in the area of global business and management.

We are particularly proud of the fact that 95% of our graduates are employed or continue their further studies, even in such difficult economic times. Some of our students have decided to start their own Businesses and are acting as Company Directors - three years in a row our students have won "Young Entrepreneur of the Year/HRH Duke of York" Awards.

On graduation, you may join large international companies operating in the UK and globally. In the past, our graduates have been appointed to join organisations such as L'Oreal, Asda Walmart, Lloyds Bank, Santander, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development as well as Marriott Hotels and Shell in marketing, sales and other functions.

Our Campus

We can't help but brag – our campus has everything you need for an amazing student life. There is food, drink and entertainment for you and your friends to enjoy, day and night. You'll have access to our £2.2 million sports and fitness centre and find peace and quiet in the Chapel. 

Our Students’ Union (LTSU) is run by students, for the students so you'll be sure to get the most out of your university life with a range of social activities, clubs and societies whether on campus or in Leeds. 

Book a campus tour

Our Campus
Leeds city centre


Home to over 100,000 students, Leeds is regularly voted the UK's best student city thanks to its amazing nightlife, culture and shopping. It's also an internationally recognised centre for learning and offers brilliant graduate job prospects.  
You'll be spoilt for choice when you arrive in Leeds, so we've put together a helpful guide to get you started. 
What is Unistats?
Unistats is the official site that allows you to search for and compare data and information on university and college programmes from across the UK. The site draws together comparable information on those areas that students have identified as important in making decisions about what and where to study.



96%  of our​ students rate the Library and IT service staff as helpful, friendly and knowledgeable​


​​4* World-leading

We have a 4* world-leading rating for some of our research outputs in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014​


Top 25% 

Our Library is i​n the top 25% of UK universities for e-journals

Top 15%​

Top 15% of all UK universities for teaching quality (according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)