Why choose Leeds Beckett

With a history stretching back 200 years and ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide, it is easy to see why Leeds Beckett University is one of the most popular in the UK. More than 28,000 students study a Leeds Beckett University qualification in the UK or overseas. We offer foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, research and distance learning programmes, with start dates in September and January.

Supporting our students

  • Personal tutors ranked 2nd in the world*
  • 3rd in the UK for Student Wellbeing*
  • Dedicated student advice service for international students
  • Fee discounts recent graduates and those who pay their fees early

Facilities

  • Five-star QS ranking for facilities
  • Our library is open 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Head-turning facilities to help you get the most out of your studies
  • Campus buildings ranked 5th in the UK and 6th in the world*
  • Ranked 4th in the world for both virtual learning and technology*
  • Broadcasting Place was voted the best tall building in the world by a council of global architects

Employability

  • Five-star QS ranking for employability
  • Ranked third in England for graduate employment
  • 96.6% of all our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating
  • Top ten in the world for employability and work experience*
  • Among the top five universities in the UK for producing graduates who go on to be CEOs
  • Work placements arranged with organisations such as Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike, BMW and many more

Accommodation

  • Accommodation office ranked 5th in the UK*
  • 11 halls of residence providing more than 4,250 bedrooms
  • Guaranteed accommodation for all international students (applying within booking periods)

Research

  • Research graded ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in almost all academic disciplines (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Leeds

  • Britain’s best city for quality of life (2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index)
  • One of the UK’s top shopping destinations with over 1,000 retail outlets in the city centre
  • More than 60,000 university students in the city
  • Home to more than 75 different nationalities
  • Located in the centre of the UK, just over two hours from London by train
  • Leeds is served by Leeds Bradford International Airport, with flights to 70 destinations around the world.

*i-Graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2016

Programs taught in:
  • English

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EMBA

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Develop your managerial style and become a strategic thinker by combining contemporary theory with practice, preparing you for the uncertain economic environment now faci ... [+]

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Develop your managerial style and become a strategic thinker by combining contemporary theory with practice, preparing you for the uncertain economic environment now facing businesses across the world.

If you are a manager or graduate with business experience, this accredited online course will maximise your time for learning. It will give you the opportunity to transform yourself into a confident and adept strategic leader without the requirement to attend lectures.

You will study via web seminars, podcasts, activities and our Online Library. Your tutors will support you and provide feedback through discussion forums, email, live chat, telephone calls and video calling software. We un this course supported by an advanced learning platform and you will have access to technical support.... [-]

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MA

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As a qualified play therapist, you will already be aware of the importance of self-expression and creative mediums in therapy. Whether you are aiming for a promotion with ... [+]

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As a qualified play therapist, you will already be aware of the importance of self-expression and creative mediums in therapy. Whether you are aiming for a promotion within your current field or want to explore a particular play therapy topic, this MA will enhance your existing therapy skills through research, allowing you to further improve the lives of vulnerable children.

You will study the latest theories in this emerging sector, exploring the shift from traditional therapy methods to more modern techniques such as movement, breathing and sensory activities.

At the beginning of your course, you will use your experience to choose your area of specialist research and develop a proposal for practice-based play therapy research that will form the basis for your dissertation.... [-]

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MSc

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Interest in computer security is booming. From whistle-blower, Edward Snowden to the NHS ransomware attack, the increase in cybercrime has led to a strong demand for secu ... [+]

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Interest in computer security is booming. From whistle-blower, Edward Snowden to the NHS ransomware attack, the increase in cybercrime has led to a strong demand for security experts in this area. This online course will teach you how to protect and safeguard the information stored on digital devices around the world.

With an in-depth focus on penetration testing and the implementation of defensive measures, your course will enhance your existing computing knowledge and develop your security expertise. We will teach you how to break systems in order to tighten their security and stop others from breaking into them, and you will develop new methods to protect a company's security.... [-]

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Facilities management provides an organisation with many support services at an appropriate cost in order to support core business activity. Managers must demonstrate the ... [+]

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Facilities management provides an organisation with many support services at an appropriate cost in order to support core business activity. Managers must demonstrate their skills in effective service provision and monitoring, and understand business strategy, cost control, people management and property-related issues.

You will enhance your ability to identify and evaluate appropriate decision-making strategies, and you will develop your research capability and cognitive skills, enabling you to analyse and resolve problems in your profession.

A number of assignments will involve practical work and case studies. These will provide opportunities to address situations and issues highly relevant to your workplace which you can then apply to meet your organisation's operational needs.... [-]

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Develop the theoretical knowledge and professional skills required to become an expert in quantity surveying and commercial project management. ... [+]

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Develop the theoretical knowledge and professional skills required to become an expert in quantity surveying and commercial project management.

You might already work in the construction industry, or you might be looking to expand on the experience you have built up in a related field. Delivered online, the course will enable you to develop the core competencies required by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)*, in a flexible format no matter where you are located. Building on your experiences in the workplace, your studies will be placed in a context which will enhance your strategic thinking and your confidence in decision making.

You will study construction technology, design economics, financial management and procurement. You will also have the opportunity to undertake research which will develop your skills in inquiry and critical analysis. Our links with local, regional and national employers will ensure that your learning will be inspired by contemporary industry practice that is highly relevant to your future career.... [-]

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Postgraduate Certificate

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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Distance Learning)

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We understand that practice is your main priority, that's why we have designed this online course that enables you to study wherever and whenever you want.

Training to become a teacher is one of the most challenging things you will ever do. With this in mind, this online course is designed to fit around your other professional commitments and will involve assessments relevant to your working life. Designed for practising teachers or those who want to teach in primary or secondary schools and who have recently undertaken or are undertaking a period of training leading to QTS or equivalent, our goal is to provide the foundations that will enrich your practice and fast-track your teaching career.... [-]

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Leeds Beckett University

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