About Leeds Beckett University
Whatever your motivation for pursuing postgraduate study, Leeds Beckett will help you raise your game and reach new heights. Whether you want to enhance your promotion prospects, develop your expertise, change career or explore an interest, we have more than 200 courses for you to choose from.
We can give you access to fantastic facilities, industry experts and key employers.
A professional focus
Our courses aim to maximise your professional expertise, developing and enhancing the skills that shape a lifetime.
We pride ourselves on close links with employers and the professions. Our impressive programme of public lectures and seminars has attracted inspirational speakers from the worlds of business, sport and the arts, giving students the opportunity to engage, learn and network.
Recent speakers including Sir Keir Starmer, the Leader of the Opposition, Dame Kelly Holmes, a double Olympic gold medallist and a Leeds Beckett Honorary Graduate, and the legendary engineer for The Beatles and producer of David Bowie, Ken Scott.
Making study work for you
We're committed to providing study options to suit you, offering online, part-time and continuous professional development so you can decide where, when and how you want to learn. To find out more, see our online prospectus.
We are committed to providing the best facilities for our students. This starts with our £80m investment into a new state of the arts hub, for our Creative Arts courses. The new facilities will include TV, film and music production studios, a performance theatre and a Dolby Atmos movie cinema.
We’ve also invested £45m into a new home for the Carnegie School of Sport. This hub will be home to our highly specialist teaching and research facilities as well as acting as a hub for elite athletes, sports and industry partners.
Our commitment to providing modern and state of the art facilities doesn’t stop there, with a further £75m being invested into our campus within the next five years.
In addition to this, we’ve been awarded a five-star rating for our existing facilities by QS Stars University Rankings. This includes are 24/7 libraries, which boasts over 200,000 resources available online. This means you can study at a time, and a place, that suits you.
Life in Leeds
As one of the most vibrant and eclectic places in the UK, it’s no surprise that Leeds is home to over 70,000 students. From our range of high street and boutique shopping arcades, or our electric nightlife to the serene open spaces and parks throughout the city, Leeds caters for all.
It benefits from a compact city centre which means getting around on foot is easy, but that doesn’t mean the city is small. Leeds can boast that it’s home to one of the biggest parks in Europe, Roundhay Park.