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Enhancing Employability

Your ambition, your achievement

Your future career

Accredited Courses
Many of our courses have been accredited by leading professional bodies. It means the course has been officially recognised as providing the knowledge and training required for graduates to apply for membership of that body, giving you an extra hallmark of professionalism.
 Boost your CV
You’ll have the chance to get involved with exciting practical work opportunities. From volunteering at the Olympic Games to performing at the Edinburgh Fringe, we’ll give you the experiences that will make your CV stand out from the crowd.
Expert Careers Advice
Wherever you are on your career path, our dedicated Employability Team are on hand to help you recognise your strengths and ambitions, write CVs, prepare for interviews, and make decisions about your next steps in the world of work.
Earn as you learn
Our Job Shop can provide part-time and casual paid work while you study. Hours are varied and flexible, and it means you can have some extra financial support and gain valuable transferable skills at the same time.
Contact our Careers Team


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students getting involved with the public
students at a business event
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A close-up of the Rose Bowl at night, City Campus

Opening minds.
Opening doors.

Leeds in Numbers

Why Leeds Beckett?


More than 190 years of teaching experience

The Leeds Mechanics Institute, to which Leeds Beckett University can trace its origins was founded in 1824

Virtual learning, online library and technology ranked 1st in the UK

(International Student Barometer, Summer Wave 2015. This is an independent survey of 69 institutions worldwide, of which 51 are in the UK.)

24/7 365

Our libraries are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year


Our diverse community includes students from numerous different countries and territories around the globe


Through our partnership with Festival Republic we offer more than 250 diverse roles including stage managers, film crews, DJs and artist liaison


Percentage of all our graduates who are in work or further study six months after graduating

Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2013/14. Includes all UK, EU and overseas undergraduates and postgraduates.


Enhancing Employability

Our graduates go on to inspire

Aisha PothanMA Human Resource Management, 2011

Leeds Business School offered me a dual degree in the same course, enabling me to get a professional (CIPD) and an academic degree together.

Karl YoungBA (Hons) Marketing & Advertising Management, 2011

I have always worked from a young age and the University helped me to understand what I wanted from my career and how to get there.

More Graduate Stories

Employability at Leeds Beckett

Your ambition, your achievement.
Graduate Stories