Professor Ieuan Ellis
Welcome to the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. Our innovative courses provide students with an exceptional learning experience through high quality research-informed teaching. Following recent major investment in our estate, we provide outstanding new specialist teaching and learning facilities and our library is open 24/7. Our experienced staff possess a wealth of professional and academic experience and engage in research which is recognised as being nationally and internationally excellent. The Faculty works in strong and effective partnerships with a wide range of regional employers across the health and social care sectors, providing work-related placement learning opportunities and ensuring high-levels of graduate employment.
Health & Community Studies
The School of Health & Community Studies provides research and education in health and social care. Our teaching is located in the workplace and we have strong links with employers across the region and overseas.
Health & WellbeingThe School of Health and Wellbeing has achieved worldwide recognition for research in Healthy Communities, Men’s Health, Childhood Nutrition and Obesity and health promotion.
Rehabilitation & Health SciencesThe School of Rehabilitation and Health Sciences offers a portfolio of high quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses and research opportunities. Our work is supported by several laboratories which provide up to date facilities for undertaking biomedical ‘bench’ research as well as behavioural research in human participants.
Social, Psychological & Communication SciencesThe School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences offers a wide range of exciting and challenging subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels which address the key psychological, social, political and interpersonal communication issues of today.
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences, 2009
The tutors made learning really relaxed; they were easy to approach and really happy to explain areas where I wanted to know more.
BSc (Hons) International Relations & Global Development, 2012
The course allowed me the freedom to explore how charities are run and how ethics are imposed within the organisation.
Leeds Beckett Health & Safety expert to speak at Kuwait conference
Leeds Beckett academic and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Immediate Past President, Tim Briggs, is set to talk about how training is used at a Kuwait health and safety conference.
Sexual bullying in young people across Europe is widespread, new research shows
New research, led by Leeds Beckett University, has revealed that sexual bullying in young people is widespread in countries across Europe, with 73% of young people aged 13 - 18 having experienced at least one form of sexual bullying behaviour on more than one occasion.
Obesity experts offer top tips for a healthy weight
Leading obesity experts including Professor Pinki Sahota from Leeds Beckett are offering their top tips for a healthy weight ahead of National Obesity Awareness Week (NOAW).
'Leadership, Strategy and the European Governance Model' - Professor Dean Fathers
In what is an annual link-up between the Institute of Directors and Leeds Beckett University, this lecture will look to draw on the experiences of Dean Fathers who became Chair of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in January 2011.
'Creating Safer Organisations: Practical implications of research about abuse in professional settings' - Marcus Erooga
Marcus Erooga will discuss the impact of recent high profile cases of abuse by people in a position of trust.
PG Dip Youth Work and Community Development (JNC) Taster Sessions
Are you interested in learning more about current policy / practice issues impacting on young people, families and their communities? Do you want to meet other practitioners and engage in critical debate?
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.
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.