Professor Ieuan Ellis, Pro Vice Chancellor
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. We work 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.
School of Clinical & Applied Sciences
School of Health & Community Studies
School of Social Sciences
CPD / Clinical Skills & Simulation
Continuing Professional Development
We recognise that every business needs to be adaptable, informed and agile in order to remain efficient and effective in times of constant change. We offer a host of development opportunities that will keep you and your staff up to date with the latest industry knowledge, skills and innovative practice.
From one-day refresher courses to longer-term masters qualifications, we’re confident that we’ll be able to meet your desire to learn, practise and progress.
We welcome the chance to work with employers to develop training packages to meet workforce needs across the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Practice Learning and Employability Unit
A placement is an excellent opportunity to improve employability and job prospects. Each year we help provide up to 3,500 placements for our Health and Social Sciences students.
We also provide support and guidance for our academic groups who are developing placement partnerships, plus training across all professions for mentors and practice educators to enable them to provide effective support for our students in practice.
Our Research Institutes and Centres provide the environment for growing a research culture, demonstrating our expertise of international excellence from across the University. This collaborative approach helps us to provide solutions to important issues of a modern society.
The Institute for Health and Wellbeing exists to foster the next generation of research and knowledge in specific areas relating to the health of individuals, communities and nations.
The Centre for Applied Social Research is an exciting University-wide research centre that undertakes research across the social sciences.
The Centre for Biomedical Science Research consists of a diverse group of biomedical researchers working in areas relating to human disease and wellbeing.
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.
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.
Leeds Beckett lecturer awarded prestigious national fellowship
A Leeds Beckett University academic has been given a prestigious national award for excellence in teaching in higher education.
Research study to explore novel teaching methods for improved student critical thinking skills and academic achievement
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University have been awarded funding to explore novel ways to improve learning for their Sport and Exercise Science students. The funding was awarded by the Physiological Society’s prestigious David Jordan Teaching Awards.
Future of healthcare education technology developed by Leeds Beckett and CAE Healthcare
A Leeds Beckett University PhD student will work with a team of international technology experts to develop innovative new methods of assessing healthcare education.