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Dean of Carnegie
Professor Andrew Slade, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Acting Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor
Welcome to the Carnegie Faculty - we aim to place our students at the heart of every activity we undertake, and our academic expertise is highly valued by employers, professional bodies and other stakeholders. We emphasise strongly the benefits of students learning in work-based environments and almost all of our undergraduate courses include placements, in addition we provide a range of postgraduate opportunities aimed at enhancing students’ personal and professional development. We are also renowned for our world-leading research in sports-related studies, which includes sports science, tourism, leisure studies and events management. In addition to this, we offer a number of professional awards, developed in partnership with governing bodies and industry experts.

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Dr Thomas Quarmby describes the role of families in sport

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Our Schools

School of Education & Childhood
The 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.

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School of Sport
The 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.

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School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality
Home 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.

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Faculty Case Studies

Emma HaworthBA (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.

Matt PearsMSc Sport & Exercise Science & BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, 2009

I got my position through an internship which was available from one of the links between the University and Leeds United.

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Faculty News

Students gain insight from leading sport business pros

This week, students in the Carnegie Faculty's School of Sport, studying on the MA Sport Business, BA (Hons) Sport Business Management and BA (Hons) Sport Marketing degrees, received insight into the sport industry from leading business professionals at an expert panel event.

Enterprising graduate rises to the occasion with bakery business venture

Leeds Beckett University graduate Natalie Hall has turned her dream of opening a shabby-chic inspired Sheffield bakery into reality, after being awarded the University’s Vice Chancellor’s Enterprise Scholarship worth £3,000.

Leeds Beckett University and CIMSPA join forces

Leeds Beckett University is one of six institutions to partner up with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as part of its new strategy to forge links between universities and industry for the benefit of students and employers.

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Carnegie News

Nov 19

Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair

Now in its 21st year, the Manchester Postgraduate Study Fair is an opportunity to find out find out more about postgraduate and professional courses at Leeds Beckett University.

Nov 22

Open Day

Open days give you the chance to chat to lecturers and current students, talk to faculty staff about the course you are interested in, visit student accommodation, tour the campuses and look at all our amazing facilities.

Nov 27

Postgraduate Open Evening

Our open evenings are a great way to explore your options and talk informally with teaching staff, specialist advisors and current students.

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