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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.

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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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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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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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Faculty Case Studies

Alice PepperellBA (Hons) Human Geography & Planning, 2012

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

Laura InglebyBA (Hons) English & History

My skills in customer relations and heritage work have been enhanced as a result of this employment and I plan to continue my volunteering work here long after I have finished my studies

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Research Areas Within AET

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Leeds Sustainability Institute

The Leeds Sustainability Institute is a centre of research, informed and supported by business leaders, professional associations and community groups addressing the challenges of creating more sustainable places, communities and economies. Through the Institute a wealth of experience and skill is captured; with the potential to influence and shape the future via its networks and partners.

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Centre for Culture and the Arts

The Centre for Culture and the Arts was founded in 2013. Located within the Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology, it brings together researchers from across our University working in the Arts, Humanities and Culture.

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Research & Enterprise Brochure
View the faculty’s latest Research & Enterprise Brochure.

Faculty News

Kaiser Chiefs animators shortlisted in television awards

Two Leeds Beckett University academics have been shortlisted for a Royal Television Society (RTS) Yorkshire award for their animations which were commissioned by rock stars the Kaiser Chiefs for their tour earlier this year.

Fine Art students to present films at Beeston Festival

BA (Hons) Fine Art students at our University are set to premier their series of short films about ritual, entitled ‘30’, at the Beeston Festival on Saturday 6 June from 12pm. The films have been produced in collaboration with the community of South Leeds and the BasementArtsProject.

Busking competition to highlight citys street music talent

A competition to highlight street music talent in Leeds has been launched by Leeds Beckett University and homeless charity Simon on the Streets.

Faculty Events

May 27

Inaugural Lecture: 'Symptoms of Modernity' - Professor Teresa Stoppani

Professor Teresa Stoppani will examine the work of Italian engraver and architect Giovanni Battista Piranesi, best known for his etchings of ancient and baroque Rome and grandiose architectural constructions of his own imagination.

Jun 5

The Leeds School of Art, Architecture & Design – Degree Show 2015 ‘The Mother of Invention’

A showcase of work from the Leeds School of Art, Architecture & Design.

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.

Sep 17

International SEEDS Conference 2015: Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society

The first International SEEDS Conference will take place on 17 and 18 September 2015. The programme will include keynote speakers, workshops and presentations on the themes of Sustainability, Ecology, Engineering, Design and Society.

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.

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