To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video
Carnegie Faculty Top Banner Image

Carnegie Faculty

Dean of Carnegie, Dr John Minten
Dr John Minten, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor

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.



Dr Thomas Quarmby

Dr Thomas Quarmby describes the role of families in sport
Carnegie Research

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.

Read More >

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.

Read More >

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.

Read More >

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.

Megan EllisBA (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.

More Success Stories

Our Faculty Research Areas

Faculty News

Ice cream challenge tops off pupils’ stay at Leeds Beckett

Year 12 students across West Yorkshire have had a taste of University life as they took part in a four-day programme of activities whilst staying in student halls at Leeds Beckett University this summer.

Center Parcs Chief receives honorary degree

Martin Dalby, the CEO of Center Parcs UK, has received an Honorary Doctorate from the institution he graduated from: Leeds Beckett University.

Women’s rugby World Cup star awarded honorary degree

Rugby World Cup star Emily Scarratt has received an Honorary Doctorate from Leeds Beckett University, where she studied for her undergraduate degree.

Carnegie News

Sep 9

The Past and Future of Speech & Language Therapy: A Celebration of 50 Years of Clinical Education at Leeds Beckett University

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) education.

Oct 3

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

Oct 24

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

Nov 11

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.

Nov 28

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country. It's your opportunity to see our incredible campuses, talk to staff and students and find out everything you need to know about student life.

More Events