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Faculty of Arts, Environment & Technology

Dean of AET
Professor Mohammad Dastbaz, Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor
Welcome to the Faculty of Arts, Environment & Technology. We aim to provide innovation in curriculum, engagement with current industry practices and standards, and to give our students the experience of working with staff whose research has national and international reputation.

Rudimental

Rudimental duo Kesi Dryden and Piers Agget studied creative music and sound technology at Leeds Beckett.

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Our Schools

Art, Architecture & Design

The Leeds School of Art, Architecture & Design has practice at its heart. Whether working in our studio spaces in Broadcasting Place or working site-specifically, live projects and making are essential to everything we do.


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Built Environment & Engineering

With close links to key accrediting industry bodies, we provide our graduates with access to full professional status. We have also achieved national and international recognition for research and consultancy.


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Cultural Studies & Humanities

The home of English Literature, History and Media at Leeds Beckett. Our very highly qualified and research active staff bring their subject passions to bear on the work they do with students.


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Film Music & Performing Arts
A close relationship with local, national and international industry professionals offers students valuable work experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and enhanced opportunities on graduation.

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Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering
In the School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering students and staff design, build and maintain the digital technologies which are central to 21st century life, work and leisure.

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Faculty Case Studies

Alice PepperellBA (Hons) Human Geography & Planning, 2012

At Leeds Beckett there are countless opportunities to gain employment and stand out

Edd Brownrigg & Pete CopperBSc (Hons) Computing, 2012

I really enjoyed my final project for the showcase event - I met with a number of employers who watched my presentation and it led to my current job.

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Our Faculty Research Areas

Faculty News

New research will improve lives of university students with autism

Researchers at Leeds Beckett University are working on a new project to help students with autism succeed at university.

Oscar-winning director returns to Leeds Beckett

The Oscar-winning Leeds Beckett film graduate, Peter Baumann, returned to the University last week to talk to this year’s new filmmaking students.

Leeds Beckett students prepare to perform at Light Night

Performing Arts students at Leeds Beckett University are preparing to take centre stage as they present their new live artwork at this year’s Light Night.

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Faculty Events

Oct 15

'Tracey Thorn in Conversation with Peter Mills'

Tracey Thorn is a singer-songwriter and author; best known for her work as half of Everything but the Girl, the band she formed whilst studying at the University of Hull in 1982 with her partner Ben Watt.

Oct 23

'The Competency Standards in a European Construction Context' - Kevin Sheridan

As well as being President of the Association for European Building Surveyors and Construction Experts, Kevin is a former President of the European Council of Building Professionals and past President of the Irish Building Control Institute.

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