Our Academic Team
Welcome to our Carnegie Faculty with its 80 year history in education and strong reputation for excellence. We offer a wide range of very popular undergraduate and postgraduate courses in our three Schools, providing distinctive pathways for our students to meet their vocational requirements. Research and consultancy activities underpin our teaching, with academic staff being recognised as experts within their fields. The quality of this research is evident in the outstanding results achieved in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework with strong submissions in Unit 25 (Education) and in Unit 26 (Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism), where we ranked 2nd nationally when accounting for both research quality and the number of contributing staff.
Our innovative courses provide students with an exceptional learning experience through high quality research-informed teaching. Our Faculty works in strong and effective partnerships with a wide range of international, national and regional employers across Education, Languages, Sport, Tourism and related sectors, providing work-related placement learning opportunities and ensuring high-levels of employment for our Graduates.
Carnegie School of Education
School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality & Languages
Carnegie School of Sport
School of Education & ChildhoodThe School of Education and Childhood is committed to helping you grow throughout your career, providing you with access to the latest research in the areas of teaching, learning and educational leadership.
School of SportThe School of Sport, with its 75 year history, has a strong reputation for excellence within sport related studies. Research and consultancy activities underpin our teaching, with academic staff being recognised as experts within their fields.
School of Events, Tourism, Hospitality & LanguagesHome to the UK Centre for Events Management, we are the leading provider of events education in Europe. Our academics and events professionals have developed world-class courses - providing our graduates with excellent career prospects in the sport, arts, music, conference, exhibition, and charity sectors.
BA (Hons) Events Management, 2012
Being creative was always in Megan's nature so when she was looking to do her university degree, this was always something she wanted to factor in.
BA (Hons) Sports Marketing, 2009
I did my two week work experience as part of my course, and then continued to work for the company in my spare time which gave me invaluable experience.
Event to celebrate Carnegie Doctoral studies
Doctoral students in the Carnegie School of Education celebrated their achievements this year at a Networking Dinner, hosted by undergraduate hospitality students at the Carnegie Pavilion.
Royal recognition for student’s wellbeing service
A Leeds Beckett student has received The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award for her business, supporting the wellbeing of adults and young people in the North of England.
Students set the stage for 11th Live at Leeds music festival
A team of Leeds Beckett University students are working together to set the stage for one of the city’s biggest live music events this May bank holiday weekend as Live at Leeds returns for its 11th year.
Creative and Digital Careers Series
The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.
Leeds International Festival
Leeds is set to welcome a new, ambitious and exciting cultural festival to its events calendar this spring, the Leeds International Festival (LIF).
Lift Off Festival
Lift Off Festival is a three-week festival showcasing the creative work of our students from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts.
CeASR Seminar: The impact of current legislation upon sex workers involved in the direct sex industry (prostitution) in England
Guest Speaker: Dr Billie Lister
LBS Guest Speaker Series David Scott Investment Manager Market Commentator Andrews Gwynne
The future is not what it used to be!
The Matthew Caygill Lecture
The School of Cultural Studies & Humanities is pleased to welcome Dr Madeleine Davis who will give the inaugural Matthew Caygill Lecture on a subject close to Matthew’s interests.