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) 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.
New book shines light on the psychology of awakening experiences
A new book by a Leeds Beckett University academic and psychologist is the first ever full-scale psychological study of ordinary people’s experiences of ‘enlightenment’.
Research explores childhood obesity prevention among diverse ethnic groups in schools and places of worship
Places of worship provide more of an opportunity for reaching minority ethnic groups than schools when it comes to tackling childhood obesity, research by a Leeds Beckett University academic suggests.
Event to share success of occupational therapy service for Leeds’s homeless population
A pilot scheme to deliver occupational therapy to the homeless population of Leeds is improving people’s health, wellbeing and occupational engagement, an evaluation by academics at Leeds Beckett University has shown.
A Woman's World
9-31st March 2017 - A photography exhibition by Anna Pepe will be displayed in the foyer of the Portland Building. A Woman's World, is The exhibition explores women, places, cultures and habitats around the world.
Creative and Digital Careers Series
The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.
Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies in Industry
Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for many years. There remain many challenges however for AR to be considered in some industries. The acceptance of AR as a viable tool to investigate, promote, and educate users in some sectors is still a barrier.
INSIDE/OUT Lecture Series: Laurence Aëgerter
Flying in from Amsterdam, the French artist Laurence Aegerter will be talking about her art practice.
How universities make people worried and miserable: a critical community psychology perspective on mental health in higher education
My Mind and Me
Stitch Theatre presents Many Paths, One Destination
A theatre presentation by Stitch Theatre