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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
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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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Our Faculty Research Areas

Faculty News

Study to investigate barriers to women becoming football coaches

A Leeds Beckett University researcher has received £15,000 of funding from the English Football Association (FA) to investigate the career pathways and the experiences of women football coaches.

Carnegie researcher to present at leading healthcare conference

A Leeds Beckett University researcher is set to present his research into the impact of community physical health interventions at a leading healthcare conference.

Great British Menu judge to deliver Leeds Beckett guest lecture

Irish restaurateur and Great British Menu judge Oliver Peyton is set to share his thoughts about creativity and innovation in the hospitality industry as part of a Leeds Beckett University annual guest lecture series.

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Jun 3

'From Anti-doping to Clean Sport: Critical Reflections on a Changing Research, Policy and Practise Landscape' - Susan Backhouse

Sport doping is now such a regular feature of global news feeds that we must radically reconsider the value of the detection-deterrence approach for making sport drug-free. In this lecture, Susan considers how a mounting body of social science research supports this stance, as does the emerging discourse that favors replacing ‘anti-doping’ with ‘Clean Sport’.

Jun 12

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.

Jun 20

Postgraduate Open Day

Find out more about postgraduate and professional study at Leeds Beckett and discover how we can help you raise your game at our next Open Day.

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.

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