To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

Short Courses and CPD

Purposeful effort, practical relevance

Learning never stops

A woman stood in front of a city skyline
At Leeds Beckett we recognise that every successful business and professional needs to be working at the top of their game. We offer a host of development opportunities that will keep you up to date with the latest industry knowledge, skills, and procedures.

From one day refresher courses to longer term masters qualifications, we’re confident that we’ll be able to meet your desire to learn, practice and progress. What’s more, many of our CPD programmes provide flexible study options to fit around your business and personal commitments.

Business Development Team Contacts

0113 812 1904

A close-up of Broadcasting Place, City Campus

Opening minds.
Opening doors.

Leeds Beckett in numbers


The number of former students who make up our alumni community


Our libraries are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year


Discount on postgraduate study available to our graduates

Terms and Conditions apply. See our Postgraduate Study pages for more information.


Our contribution the local economy each year

Based on economic impact multiplier from Universities UK

Short Courses and CPD

Our graduates go on to inspire

Mohamed Al-Daradji MA Film and Moving Image Production, 2006

Mohamed studied our MA Film and Moving Image Production course (now MA Filmmaking) where he specialised in cinematography. It was during his time at Leeds Beckett that he directed his debut feature film 'Ahlaam' which was nominated for an Oscar.

Priyantha UdagedaraPhD Contemporary Fine Art Practice, 2013

The art deals with the day-to-day life where crisis has penetrated the norm and disrupts the perceptions of an idyllic place as portrayed in tourist brochures and promotional material.

More Success Stories


Jam entrepreneur, Welcome to Yorkshire Commercial Director & PR guru among Leeds Beckett speakers

Fraser Doherty MBE, who a decade ago at the age of 14 set up the internationally acclaimed company SuperJam using his gran’s jam recipes, is set to host one of five guest lectures at Leeds Beckett University.

Primary School launches playscape created by Leeds Beckett Project Office & Architecture students

A touch of Brazil has come to Morley Newlands Primary School, thanks to a brand new playground designed and constructed by Leeds Beckett Architecture students and the University’s Live Project Office.

Leeds Beckett students team up with British Glass

Leeds Beckett University Interior Architecture & Design undergraduates have teamed up with trade body, the British Glass Manufacturers Confederation, in an innovative collaboration.

More News

Current Events

Jan 7

Online Open Day

If you want to know more about our University then why not register for our online open day where you can ask any questions you'd like to find out about.

Jan 8

"Ask Our Students" - Social Media Q&A

Want to know what life at Leeds Beckett is really like? Curious about the best halls of residence and where to find a decent takeaway? Or just want to find out why our city is a great place to be a student? Ask our students!!

Jan 9

'Cultural Democracy: A New Framework for Race Equality' - Dr Deborah Gabriel

Dr Gabriel is a lecturer in the Media School at Bournemouth University where she brings a critical focus to degree programmes in advertising, marketing communications, public relations, politics and media.

Jan 13

'Economic Prospects' - Will Holman, Bank of England

Will’s session will look at the current global economic development and uncertainty and how this is likely to affect the UK and regional economy.

Jan 28

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

This one day workshop with Dr Elliot Cohen introduce mindfulness meditation and a wide range of mindfulness-based approaches to a diverse audience.

Jan 28

'The Emerging Role of Urban Forestry in the New European Urbanism' - Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Alan Simson

On Wednesday 28 January, Alan Simson will present his Professorial Inaugural lecture in the Rose Bowl at Leeds Beckett University, entitled:  'The Emerging Role of Urban Forestry in the New European Urbanism’.

More Events