University profile

Leeds Trinity University

2022/23 edition

About Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University is small campus university with a big reputation, offering a distinctive postgraduate experience centred on student support. Our postgraduate students have gone on to do amazing things, from becoming published authors and award-winning journalists, to making ground-breaking discoveries in their research fields.

Whether you are looking for a complete career change or simply want to explore a subject you are passionate about, Leeds Trinity University can provide you with a personal learning experience. Many of our postgraduate degrees can be completed part-time, which means you can balance a job and your studies.

Affectionately known as the University where students are ‘a name, not a number’, Leeds Trinity provides students with a welcoming and supportive sense of community.

Postgraduate Taught

Students can study a range of postgraduate courses including Taught Masters in areas such as Creative Writing, Education, Psychology, and Business; plus a wide range of PGCE courses and Research degree options.

For a complete list of postgraduate courses, visit our website.

Postgraduate Research

We have opportunities for the next generation of researchers who want to change the world to gain a PhD or MbR across a wide range of subject areas.

Our research degrees are awarded by the University of Leeds, which means you get a world-renowned qualification and access to one of the most extensive research libraries in the country.

Find out more about our postgraduate research opportunities

Career Opportunities

Leeds Trinity University traces its origin to the early 1960s when teacher training colleges were established in Leeds and employability is at the heart of our ethos.

Our academics, guest lecturers and active researchers are highly experienced in their fields and their industry knowledge informs the teaching.

And postgraduate students have access to the myFuture team which provides support and advice to all students regarding their employability and plans for life after graduation.

This includes workshops and employer events throughout the year for students to attend; the myFuture platform, which connects students with local employers; career management and professional training advice; employability skills training and self-employment and business start-up advice.


On-campus accommodation is available for all postgraduate students and there is a range of options to suit most budgets.

We have two dedicated areas for postgraduate students and mature students in our All Saints Court and Trinity Close accommodation, both of which feature en-suite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, shared living spaces and access to our on-campus laundrette.

Find out more about our accommodation

Campus Life

We have everything you need for university life on a leafy campus on the outskirts of Leeds. Our campus is quiet and compact, but only 12 minutes by train from Leeds city centre.

Whether you’re studying in the Andrew Kean Learning Centre, catching up with friends in the bar, or working out in our fully equipped sport and fitness centre, you’re only ever minutes away from everything you need on our Horsforth campus.

City Life

Leeds boasts an amazing live music scene, food and drink to suit all tastes, great shopping and cultural offerings including galleries, museums, festivals, carnivals, cinemas, theatres and historic landmarks. And if you want to get away from it all, there is beautiful countryside and scenery just a few miles outside of the city centre.

Student Support

You can access personal academic and study skills support through our Learning Hub team who offer support with essay writing, time management, critical thinking, research and more.

We offer a range of Student Support services, from counselling and online self-help, to student finance advice. Whether you have a personal or academic issue, our experienced and dedicated staff are here to listen and help you get the support you need.

Fees and Funding

Our postgraduate taught degrees tuition fees vary depending on the course. We know studying a postgraduate degree is an investment in your future, so there are a number of loans, scholarships and other support packages which you may be eligible for to help relieve some financial burden.

Find out more about our postgraduate course fees and funding available

How to Apply

Applications for most postgraduate taught courses will be made directly to the University. PGCE applicants need to apply through UCAS Teacher Training.

Find out more about how to apply for a postgraduate degree

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 11 May 2022, 17:00-19:00 – PGCE Teacher Training Open Day

Interested in training to become a teacher? Join us on campus for our PGCE Teacher Training Open Day and find out how studying at Leeds Trinity University could help you progress in your career.

Our PGCE Teacher Training Open Day will give you the chance to talk to academic staff and students about the Primary and Secondary PGCE courses we run, the variety of study routes including University-led, School Direct and SCITT, and the hundreds of schools that we work in partnership with across Yorkshire.

You'll also find out about the application process and receive tips on how to prepare for your interview, as well as having the chance to find out more about student finance and the support on offer at Leeds Trinity.

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Contact details

0113 283 7150
Leeds Trinity University
Brownberrie Lane
West Yorkshire
LS18 5HD
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