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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
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.

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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.

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.

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Faculty News

Progress your career with Leeds Beckett open day

Leeds Beckett University is set to host an open day for those interested in boosting their career, or changing careers, by studying for a postgraduate or professional qualification.

Professor asks tough questions of social science

David Carless hosted his professorial inaugural lecture as Professor of Narrative Psychology at Leeds Beckett University, entitled ‘Is There a Light On, Behind What We Know?’.

Awards celebrate alumni success

Achievements of events, tourism and hospitality course graduates at Leeds Beckett University were recognised at the inaugural Alumni Awards this week.

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Carnegie News

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.

Apr 15

'Sport is a Journey Of Physical and Mental Challenges'- Derek Redmond

Derek Redmond shares his inspirational sporting journey- mind and body

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