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Here at Leeds Beckett we are one of the most multicultural universities in the UK with over 1,500 international students representing over 140 nationalities.

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What can I study?

As an Erasmus Exchange student, you are only allowed to select and study modules from the subject area that is specified in the bilateral agreement. View the list of Erasmus partners.

As an International Exchange student, you can design your study plan by selecting modules from across an extensive range of Leeds Beckett University's disciplines, as long as you satisfy the necessary prerequisites based on your academic history at your home institution. 

As an Independent Study Abroad student, you can select any module (individual unit or class of study) listed below. You will need to demonstrate sufficient prerequisite knowledge to be accepted. Please note that all applications are strictly subject to approval by our academic departments. We encourage you to choose modules from a particular degree course to minimise timetable clashes. Modules can be chosen from a maximum of two Schools. 

Selecting your modules

You should select six modules for each semester of study at Leeds Beckett University, with the first three modules being your main modules. 

Modules are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until timetables have been confirmed.

Modules updated May 2021.

Credit system

Most modules are valued at 20 credit points, which is equivalent to 10 ECTS points. A 60-credit points study load is equivalent to full-time study during one semester at Leeds Beckett University. For all international exchange students please speak to your local study abroad coordinator to find out how to match credits for Leeds Beckett.

For subject areas not listed, please email the Study Abroad Team at studyabroad@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Business-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Business Venture Creation 4 Semester 2
International Operations and Global Supply Chain Management 5 Semester 1
Operations and Supply Chain Management
5 Semester 1, 2
Business Performance Management
5 Semester 2
Managing and Growing a Small Business
5 Semester 2
Entrepreneurship in a Challenging Global Economy
6 Semester 1
Project and Risk Management
6 Semester 1
Business Strategy 6 Semester 1, 2
Leading Innovation and Change 6 Semester 2
Procurement and Supplier Management 6 Semester 2
Advanced Practice 7 Semester 1
Business Process Operations Management 7 Semester 1
Green Supply Chain Management 7 Semester 1
Individual Enhancement 7 Semester 1
Logistics and Supply Analysis using SAP 7 Semester 1
Market Focus 7 Semester 1
Operations and Logistics Management 7 Semester 1
Building Relationships 7 Semester 2
Corporate Strategy 7 Semester 2
Creative and Social Enterprise 7 Semester 2
Risk Management 7 Semester 2
Sourcing and Supplier Management 7 Semester 2
Strategic Management 7 Semester 2
Strategic Management of International Enterprises 7 Semester 2
Strategic Thinking 7 Semester 2
Technology Entrepreneurship 7 Semester 2

Communications-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Introduction to Public Relations and Brand Communication 4 Semester 1
PR and Current Affairs 4 Semester 1
Public Relations and Brand Communication Toolkit
4 Semester 1
Managing Communication for Employee Engagement
4 Semester 2
Personal Branding and Communication Skills
4 Semester 2
Digital Engagement 1: Cross-Platform Storytelling
5 Semester 1
International and Intercultural Public Relations
5 Semester 1
PR Research 1: Research Design and Insights 5 Semester 1
Strategic Brand Communication 5 Semester 1
Digital Engagement 2: Magnetic Content 5 Semester 2
Global Communication Project 5 Semester 2
Persuasive Communication 5 Semester 2 
PR Research 2: Public Opinion and Analytics 5 Semester 2
Issues Management and Crisis Communication 6 Semester 1
Arts and Entertainment Marketing: Communications for the Creative Industries 6 Semester 2
Fashion Public Relations 6 Semester 2

Economics-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Foundations of International Business 4 Semester 1
Institutions and the Business Environment 4 Semester 1
Introduction to Political Economy FBL
4 Semester 1
Introductory Microeconomics
4 Semester 1
Data Analytics and Management
4 Semester 1, 2
Global Economic Awareness
4 Semester 1, 2
Data Analysis for Finance
4 Semester 2
Global Economics for HR Managers 4 Semester 2
Introductory Macroeconomics 4 Semester 2
Quantitative Methods for Economists (Statistics and Maths) 4 Semester 2
Intermediate Microeconomics 5 Semester 1
Management and Finance in the Public Sector 5 Semester 1
Planning and Forecasting Methods 5 Semester 1
Financial Markets and Corporate Financial Decisions 5 Semester 2
Intermediate Macroeconomics 5 Semester 2
International Trade Policy and Practices 5 Semester 2
Perspectives on Business Economics 5 Semester 2
Sustainable Development 5 Semester 2
Applied Econometrics 6 Semester 1
Business, Competition and Government 6 Semester 1
Finance – Corporations and Markets 6 Semester 1
Management of International Business 6 Semester 1
Behavioural Economics 6 Semester 2
Current Macroeconomics Issues 6 Semester 2
Financial Institutions and Regulation 6 Semester 2
Transnational Corporations and Global Production 6 Semester 2
Economics for Banking and Investment 7 Semester 1
Investment Securities and Capital Budgeting Analysis 7 Semester 1
Management of International Finance 7 Semester 1
Money and Banking Industry Framework 7 Semester 1
Trade, Growth and Development 7 Semester 1
Applied Econometrics: Time Series 7 Semester 2
Economics of International Trade 7 Semester 2
International Banking Regulations and Policies 7 Semester 2
International Environments of Business  7 Semester 2
Understanding The Economy  7 Semester 2

Finance-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Business Context 4 Semester 1
Introduction to Accounting 4 Semester 1
Accounting and Finance for Managers
4 Semester 1, 2
Accounting and Finance for Human Resource Management
4 Semester 2
Introduction to Financial Statement Preparation
4 Semester 2
Management Accounting
4 Semester 2
Management Accounting and Data Analysis
4 Semester 2
Business Ethics 5 Semester 1
Business Finance 5 Semester 1
Dealing with Accounting Adjustments 5 Semester 1
Finance for Business 5 Semester 1
Intermediate Management Accounting 5 Semester 1
Management Accounting for Managers 5 Semester 1
Skills for Accountants 5 Semester 1
Corporate Finance and Law 5 Semester 2
Finance in Practice 5 Semester 2
Financial Management 5 Semester 2
Personal Taxation 5 Semester 2
Producing and Interpreting Group Financial Statements 5 Semester 2
Advanced Financial Management 6 Semester 1
Applied Finance for Enterprise 6 Semester 1
Finance and Investment Management 6 Semester 1
Strategic Planning and Control 6 Semester 1
Accounting Issues 6 Semester 2
Audit and Assurance 6 Semester 2
Corporate Taxation, Theory and Practice 6 Semester 2
International Business Finance 6 Semester 2
Corporate Governance, Risk and Ethics 7 Semester 1
Corporate Reporting 7 Semester 1
Interpreting Financial and Accounting Information 7 Semester 1
Management Accounting Information Management 7 Semester 1
Managing Financial Resources  7 Semester 1, 2
Corporate Finance 7 Semester 2
Critical Perspectives in Accounting and Finance 7 Semester 2
Financial Analysis 7 Semester 2
International Corporate Finance 7 Semester 2
Investment and Fund Management  7 Semester 2

Management-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Managing Organisations and People 4 Semester 1, 2
Future Focused Management for Sustainability 5 Semester 1
Learning and Development in Organisations
5 Semester 1
Management and Strategy
5 Semester 1
Management of Human Resources
5 Semester 1
Responsible Management
5 Semester 1
Managerial Decision Making
5 Semester 1, 2
Global Management Practice 5 Semester 2
People Resourcing and Talent Planning 5 Semester 2
Principles of Leadership and HRM 5 Semester 2
Corruption in Business 6 Semester 1
Cross Cultural Management and Diversity 6 Semester 1
Reward Management 6 Semester 1
Governance, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 6 Semester 1, 2
Strategic Human Resource Management for Leaders 6 Semester 1, 2
Employee Relations and Engagement 6 Semester 2
International and Global Perspectives on Sustainability and Responsibility 6 Semester 2
Leadership, Strategy and Change 6 Semester 2
Becoming a Master Manager 7 Semester 1
Boardroom Dynamics 7 Semester 1
Management, People And Organisations  7 Semester 1
Contemporary Issues in Business and Leadership 7 Semester 2
Cross-Cultural Human Resource Management  7 Semester 1
Strategic Context of HRM 7 Semester 2
The Practice of Governance, Leadership and Strategy 7 Semester 2

Marketing-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Digital Marketing Tools 4 Semester 1
Introduction to Marketing Communications 4 Semester 1
Marketing and Employer Branding for Human Resource Managers
4 Semester 1
Marketing Data and Analytics
4 Semester 1
Marketing Environment
4 Semester 1
Understanding Markets and Customers
4 Semester 1, 2
Digital Marketing Techniques
4 Semester 2
Introduction to Digital Marketing 4 Semester 2
Marketing Essentials 4 Semester 2
Practical Marketing 4 Semester 2
Consumer Insight 5 Semester 1
Integrated Marketing Communications 5 Semester 1
Market Analysis 5 Semester 1
Marketing Research 5 Semester 1
Entrepreneurial Marketing 5 Semester 2
Managing Marketing Projects 5 Semester 2
Marketing for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses 5 Semester 2
Marketing Planning 5 Semester 2
Principles of Advertising 5 Semester 2
Visual Merchandising 5 Semester 2
Advertising Strategy 6 Semester 1
Contemporary Brand Management 6 Semester 1
Creativity and Innovation 6 Semester 1
Digital Strategy 6 Semester 1
Global Marketing 6 Semester 2
Media Planning Project 6 Semester 2
Services Marketing 6 Semester 2
Strategic Marketing 6 Semester 2
Contemporary Marketing 7 Semester 1
Marketing Dynamics 7 Semester 1
Social Media Marketing and Management 7 Semester 2
Strategic Brand Management 7 Semester 2

English-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Contemporary Literary Studies 4 Semester 1
Early Modern Comedy 4 Semester 1
Narrative
4 Semester 1
18th Century Fictions
4 Semester 2
Poetry
4 Semester 2
Texts and Theories
4 Semester 2
Adaptation
5 Semester 1
Postcolonial Writing 5 Semester 1
Romanticism 5 Semester 1
Writing Fictions 5 Semester 1
19th Century Contexts 5 Semester 2
20th Century Literature 5 Semester 2 
Creative Writing 5 Semester 2
Writing Poetry 5 Semester 2
20th Century Women Novelists 6 Semester 1
Experimental Writing 6 Semester 1
Life Writing 6 Semester 1
Writing in a Time of Violence 6 Semester 1
Cultural Crossings 6 Semester 2
Masculinity and the Long 18th Century 6 Semester 2
The Gothic 6 Semester 2
Wild Justice 6 Semester 2

History-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Emergence of Modern Europe 4 Semester 1
Society and Culture 4 Semester 1
Trade, Colonisation and Empire
4 Semester 1
20th Century Europe
4 Semester 2
Migration
4 Semester 2
The Public and the Past
4 Semester 2
Atlantic Revolutions
5 Semester 1
Genocide 5 Semester 1
Landscapes of History 5 Semester 1
Swinging Britain 5 Semester 1
Totalitarianism 5 Semester 1
Watching the Detectives 5 Semester 1
Digital History 5 Semester 2
Slavery and Unfree Labour 5 Semester 2
Thatcher’s Britain 5 Semester 2
Civil Rights in North America 6 Semester 1
Modern Italy 6 Semester 1
The People’s War 6 Semester 1
Subjects of Elizabeth 6 Semester 1
Apartheid and After 6 Semester 2
Britons Abroad 6 Semester 2
Communist Eastern Europe 6 Semester 2
Paris in the 19th Century 6 Semester 2

Media-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Cultural Studies 4 Semester 1
Interpreting New Media 4 Semester 1
Media Interactions
4 Semester 1
BBC Radio
4 Semester 2
Cinematic Identities
4 Semester 2
Researching Television
4 Semester 2
Media Past/Present, When/Where
5 Semester 1
Media Theory 5 Semester 1
Popular Music and the Moving Image 5 Semester 1
Theory, Text, Performance 5 Semester 1
Comedy, Media and Diversity 5 Semester 2
Media Professionals Workshop 5 Semester 2 
Researching Media and Culture 5 Semester 2
Youth, Crime, Culture 5 Semester 2
Challenging Gaming Culture 6 Semester 1
Intertextuality and Adaptation 6 Semester 1
Media Celebrity and Film Stardom 6 Semester 1
‘Race’, Culture and Media 6 Semester 1
Digital Media and Culture 6 Semester 2
Lifestyle, Media, Identity 6 Semester 2
Popular Music, Dissenting Cultures 6 Semester 2
Sports Media 6 Semester 2

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
What is Education? 4 Semester 1
What is Psychology? 4 Semester 1
Developing academic skills
4 Semester 1
PPD1: Your practice
4 Semester 1
The Holistic Child
4 Semester 1
The Sociology of Childhood
4 Semester 1
Children’s Rights and Entitlements
4 Semester 1
Developmental Psychology 4 Semester 1
Research 1: Understanding Research in Educational Psychology  4 Semester 1, 2
Learner Focused Teaching 4 Semester 2
Global Education: A Whole World Approach 4 Semester 2
An Introduction to Education Research 4 Semester 2 
Introduction to Learning and Development 4 Semester 2
Play as an approach to learning 4 Semester 2
The context of early years enterprise 4 Semester 2
Diverse Childhoods 4 Semester 2
 An Introduction to Education Philosophies 5 Semester 1
Inclusive Educational Practice and Valueing Diversity 5 Semester 1
What is normal anyway? 5 Semester 1
Mind, brain and education: neuroscience in the classroom 5 Semester 1
Issues in Early Childhood 5 Semester 1
Business planning for the early years 5 Semester 1
Creative confident children 5 Semester 1
Observing Assessing & Documenting Early Years Outcomes 5 Semester 1
Child Wellbeing and Family Support 5 Semester 1
Social Inequality and Social Policy 5 Semester 1
Professional Practice in the Workplace 2 5 Semester 1, 2
Research 2: Becoming a Researcher in Educational Psychology 5 Semester 1, 2
Comparative Studies in Global Education 5 Semester 2
Building Psychological Resilience 5 Semester 2
Living in different worlds: identify formation in school 5 Semester 2
Research Methods and Ethics 5 Semester 2
PPD2: The team in practice 5 Semester 2
Child Health, Wellbeing and Safeguarding 5 Semester 2
Current issues in the early years 6 Semester 1
Nurturing your early years enterprise 6 Semester 1
Autism: The Needs of Children and Families 6 Semester 1
Children Crime and Social Justice 6 Semester 1
Health Promotion for Children and Families 6 Semester 1
Working with Vulnerable Families 6 Semester 1
Black/white mixed-race lives: identity, childhood and schooling 6 Semester 1
Children's Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring 6 Semester 1
Sector-based project 6 Semester 1, 2
PPD3: Leading practice 6 Semester 2

Criminology-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Being a Criminologist 4 Semester 1
Images of Crime 4 Semester 1
Introduction to Criminology
4 Semester 1
Introduction to Psychology and Crime
4 Semester 1
Introduction to Criminal Justice
4 Semester 2
Introduction to Explaining and Understanding Crime 4 Semester 2
Social Psychology and Crime 4 Semester 2
 Criminalistics and Crime Sciences 5  Semester 1
Risk, Vulnerabilities and Criminal Justice 5 Semester 1
Doing Criminological Research I 5 Semester 1
Policing and Social Control 5 Semester 1
Psych and Serious Crime 5 Semester 2
Race, Crime and Social Exclusion 5 Semester 2
Victimology 5 Semester 2
Applied Biology and Cognitive Psychology and Crime 5 Semester 2
Crimes of the Powerful 5 Semester 2
Doing Criminological Research II 5 Semester 2
Police Cultures and Societies 5 Semester 2
 Punishment 5 Semester 2 
 Gender, Crime and Justice 5 Semester 2 
Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice 6 Semester 1
Exploring Imprisonment 6 Semester 1
Genocide & Crimes Against Humanity 6 Semester 1
New Directions in Criminology 6 Semester 1
Terrorism, Policing and Security 6 Semester 1
Violent and Sexual Offending 6 Semester 1
Clinical Forensic Psychology 6 Semester 1
Investigative and Criminal Psychology 6 Semester 2
Heretics and Renegades 6 Semester 2
The Criminology of Tattooing 6 Semester 2
 Criminal Justice Policy  Semester 2
Understanding the Sex Industry  6 Semester 2
Innovation in Desistance and Recovery (new module from 2020/21)  6 Semester 2

Psychology-based modules:

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Research Methods in Psychology (Part 1 & 2) 4 Semester 1 and 2
Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology 4 Semester 1
Introducing Psychology
4 Semester 1
Mind, Brain and Behaviour
4 Semester 2
Psychology and Mental Health (Mental Health)
4 Semester 2
Research Methods in Psychology 2 5 Semester 1
Behavioural Neuroscience 5 Semester 1
Social Psychology 5 Semester 1
Drug Addiction 5 Semester 1
Psychology of Women 5 Semester 1
Psychology of Appearance 5 Semester 1
Research Methods in Psychology 3 5 Semester 2
Individual Differences & Work Behaviour 5 Semester 2
Cognitive Psychology 5 Semester 2
Psychological Development through the Lifespan 5 Semester 2
Cyberpsychology (not running in 21/22) 5 Semester 1,
Institutional Racism (not running in 21/22) 5 Semester 1
Topics in Mental and Physical Wellbeing (not running in 21/22) 5 Semester 1
Cognitive Psychology & Neuropsychology 6 Semester 1
Critical & Philosophical Issues in Psychology 6 Semester 1
Biopsychology of Stress & Health 6 Semester 2
Clinical & Counselling Psychology 6 Semester 2
Educational Psychology 6 Semester 2
Forensic Psychology 6 Semester 2
Health Psychology 6 Semester 2
Communication through the Lifespan (not running 21/22) 6 Semester 2
Creativity, Consciousness & Imagination (not running in 21/22) 6
Language: An Integrative Behavioural Approach (not running in 21/22) 6

Name of module Level of study Semester of study
Applied Human Movement for PE 2 5 Semester 1
Biomechanics and Performance Analysis 5 Semester 1
Community Sport Development
5 Semester 1
Food and Nutrition for Health, Sport and Exercise
5 Semester 1
Managing People in Sports Organisations
5 Semester 1
Marketing Communications
5 Semester 1
Principles and Practice of Physical Activity and Public Health
5 Semester 1
Psychology of Sport and Exercise 5 Semester 1
Real-world Applications in Sport and Exercise Science 5 Semester 1
Soccer and Society 5 Semester 1
Social Psychology 5 Semester 1
Sport Broadcasting 5 Semester 1
Strategic Management of Sport Business 5 Semester 1
Events Facility Management 5 Full Year Students Only
Professional Practice in The Sport Industry 5 Full Year Students Only
Project Management in Sport 5 Full Year Students Only
 Adventure Analysis 5 Semester 2
Adventure, Play and Risk 5 Semester 2
Applied Social Science of Physical Education 5 Semester 2
Biomechanical Determinants of Sports Performance 5 Semester 2
Business Enterprise Planning 5 Semester 2
The Developing Strength & Conditioning Coach 5 Semester 2
Exercise for Referred Populations 5 Semester 2
Managing Sport Development 5 Semester 2
Nutrition for Health and Active Lifestyles 5 Semester 2
Performance Analysis 5 Semester 2
Physiological Responses to Sport and Exercise 5 Semester 2
Positive Behaviour Management 5 Semester 2
Practical Skills for Sport and Exercise Nutrition 5 Semester 2
Psychosocial Development for Elite Sport Performance 5 Semester 2
Real-world Applications in Sport and Exercise Science 5 Semester 2
Research in Practice 5 Semester 2
Research Methods for Sport Development 5 Semester 2
Sport Economics 5 Semester 2
 Sport Sponsorship 5  Semester 2
 Strength and Conditioning 5 Semester 2 
 Analysing Human Movement  6 Semester 1
Analysing Sport Performance 6 Semester 1
Applied Physiology of Sport Performance
6 Semester 1
Applied Sport Psychology 6 Semester 1
Biomechanics of Health and Sports Injury 6 Semester 1
Clinical Exercise Physiology 6 Semester 1
Creating Positive Performance Environments 6 Semester 1
Developing Primary Physical Education 6 Semester 1
Globalisation of Sport Business 6 Semester 1
Intervention Design and Evaluation 6 Semester 1
Lifelong Participation for at risk Populations 6 Semester 1
 Neuromuscular Aspects of Skilled Performance  6  Semester 1
 Nutrition for the Prevention and Treatment of Disease  6  Semester 1
 Performance Nutrition  6  Semester 1
 Population Physical Activity, Exercise and Health Promotion  6  Semester 1
 Power and Politics in Sports Coaching  6  Semester 1
 Psychological Applications of Physical Activity and Health  6  Semester 1
 Sport and Community Development  6  Semester 1
 Sport Branding  6  Semester 1
 Sport Governance  6  Semester 1
 Strategic Management of Sport Development  6  Semester 1
 Strategic Marketing  6  Semester 1
 Teaching and Learning through the Outdoors  6  Semester 1
 Sandwich Work Placement  6 Full Year Students Only
 Sport Events Management  6 Full Year Students Only
Adapting Performance Environments
 6  Semester 2
 Applied Psychology  6  Semester 2
 Cardiac Rehabilitation  6  Semester 2
 Contemporary Health Issues and Physical Activity Rehabilitation  6  Semester 2
 Digital Media for International Marketing  6  Semester 2
 Journeying through the Outdoors  6  Semester 2
 Obesity Management  6  Semester 2
 Performance in Extreme Environments  6  Semester 2
 Professional Practice in Sport and Exercise Nutrition  6  Semester 2
 Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning Practice  6  Semester 2
 Sport Business Analytics  6  Semester 2
 Sport Development in Practice 6  Semester 2
 Sport, Peace-Building and International Development 6 Semester 2
 The Advanced Strength & Conditioning Coach 6 Semester 2
 The Performance Analyst 6 Semester 2
 The Performance Lifestyle Advisor 6 Semester 2

how to apply

If you are applying through one of our exchange programmes (Erasmus or International) please contact your home university study abroad team to find out how to apply. We can only accept you onto these programmes if you are nominated by your home university.

  • Academic Performance – In order to be eligible, you must have achieved an average score of 50% in studies completed in your first or second year of study. In some subject areas we will also require a portfolio of your work, we will contact you at the application stage if this is the case.
  • English Language Proficiency – Most courses at Leeds Beckett University require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no skills below 5.5. Certified copies of results will be required during application. IELTS scores should not be more than two years old. We may accept other evidence of English language proficiency and will examine this on a case-by-case basis. 

Modules:

For an updated list of modules available to exchange students, please see here. Please note that not all the modules listed on our website are suitable/available to exchange students

Modules:

For an updated list of modules available to exchange students, please see here. Please note that not all the modules listed on our website are suitable/available to exchange students.

  • Semester 1 or full year exchange: 30 April
  • Semester 2 exchange: 30 September

For all enquiries please email studyabroad@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

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