More than 190 years of teaching experienceThe Leeds Mechanics Institute, to which Leeds Beckett University can trace its origins was founded in 1824
Technology ranked 1st in the UKi-graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2015. A total of 237,586 students from 172 institutions in 18 countries took part. Leeds Beckett was one of 50 UK universities to take part, with 3,417 home and international students from our University responding to the survey.
Our libraries are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year
Our diverse community includes students from numerous different countries and territories around the globe
Through our partnership with Festival Republic we offer more than 220 volunteer places across 27 different roles including stage managers, film crews, DJs and artist liaison.
Percentage of all our graduates who are in work or further study six months after graduating
Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2013/14. Includes all UK, EU and overseas undergraduates and postgraduates.
BA (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
BA (Hons) Entertainment Management, 2007
My studies helped me develop my knowledge of the entertainment industry and helped me to take my business to new heights.
Double celebration for Leeds Beckett at sector marketing awards
Leeds Beckett University is celebrating after picking up two awards at the annual HEIST Awards which recognise marketing excellence in the higher education sector.
Leeds Beckett 4th in UK for graduate employment
Leeds Beckett University is ranked 4th in a new table featuring the top UK universities for graduate employment, after seeing an increase in the number of its graduates in work or further study six months after graduating.
Improving the placement experience
We know that placements and work-based learning are critical in helping our students go on to have a successful career after graduating. A new project led by Sheila Duxbury, Senior Project Manager in Services for Students, aims to improve the placement experience for both students and staff.
Courses shaped by industry and taught by expert lecturers.
- 2Guaranteed first year accommodation
(when you make us your first choice and apply before the booking deadline).
- 3Free placement years offered to UK/EU students on a range of courses.
Fantastic careers service.
Study abroad opportunities – China, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Europe to name a few.
Our libraries are open 24/7, 365 days a year.
Free language courses for full-time undergraduate students.
Sports facilities attracting gold medal-winning athletes.
More than 100 years of teaching experience.