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Dr John Minten, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor

”I am extremely excited about joining the University as it moves into its next phase as Leeds Beckett University. It has a reputation of the highest standing in the subject areas within the Carnegie Faculty and I am delighted to be able to contribute to a university that provides excellent, transformative opportunities to a diverse range of students.”

Dr Minten started his new post as Dean of Carnegie Faculty on Monday 3 November, joining our University from UCLAN, where he was the Dean of the School of Sport, Tourism and the Outdoors.


Dr Thomas Quarmby

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

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.

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.

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Faculty News

Study reveals bone density in professional rugby players low in proportion to their high muscle mass

Research published by health experts at Leeds Beckett University has revealed that relative to muscle mass, bone mineral density is up to 14% lower in elite male rugby players than the general population.

Leeds Beckett University helping to foster Clean Sport

Our University has been invited to be one of a select group of universities worldwide to pilot a new anti-doping education programme.

Andrew Gale and Dickie Bird to celebrate ‘The Yorkshire Way’

County Championship-winning Yorkshire County Cricket Club captain Andrew Gale and world-renowned retired cricket umpire Dickie Bird are set to share their inspirational journeys as part of a Leeds Beckett University annual guest lectures series.

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Carnegie News

Feb 4

'The Yorkshire Way' - Dickie Bird OBE and Andy Gale

Dave Callaghan, Andy Gale and Dickie Bird, OBE discuss what difference an umpire can make.

Feb 18

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: 'Is There a Light On, Behind What We Know?' - David Carless

In this lecture, David will share examples of the research that he has conducted in partnership with Dr Kitrina Douglas for the past 15 years.

Mar 3

Postgraduate Open Day

On Tuesday 3 March we are offering two options to help fit around your day. Drop into our Rose Bowl building at lunchtime or visit us later in the afternoon if you have more time to spare.

Mar 4

Target Courses Postgraduate Study and Funding Fair Yorkshire

The Target Courses Yorkshire Postgraduate Study Fair is an opportunity for students, graduates and professionals to get advice on postgraduate study options and funding opportunities. You can talk to University representatives on a one-to-one basis, meet careers advisers and other specialists and attend information talks for practical advice on funding and what it's really like to take a Masters course.

Mar 4

The Winifred Mercier Lecture: 'Standing up for Education' - Christine Blower (NUT)

Christine will cover the Global education reform movement, based on prevailing neo liberal policies, in particular in Anglo Saxon jurisdictions.

Mar 11

'Creating a Remarkable Customer Experience'- Al Allaway

Al Allaway shares his views on creating an inspired sales journey.

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