Leeds Beckett University
Leeds Beckett University is one of the most popular universities in the UK with more than 29,000 students studying a Leeds Beckett qualification in the UK and overseas. We offer quality teaching in an exciting learning environment and an unforgettable student experience. With more than 125 undergraduate and more than 180 postgraduate and professional programmes for you to choose from, we’re sure we have the course for you.
We employ expert academics who maintain close links with industry to ensure that you leave us with the latest skills, knowledge and professional accreditation that your choice of career demands. 94.1% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating. (Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2013/14). Many of our courses have been accredited by leading professional bodies, ensuring that they provide the latest industry knowledge and training.
Our graduates have successfully secured jobs across the world. At Leeds Beckett University we understand that your academic studies are only part of what makes you attractive to potential employers. Therefore whilst you are studying with us we will provide many opportunities for you to enhance your employability in other ways:
- Working while you study – if your visa allows, you may be able to work part-time in the UK. Our University’s Job Shop is a large student employment agency providing many hours of paid work to our students.
- Gaining work experience – many courses offer the opportunity to complete a work placement, work on live projects, or carry out research for industry or voluntary organisations to help give you that extra competitive edge when you graduate.
- Developing skills valued by employers – our academics have close links with industry to ensure you graduate with the latest skills and knowledge that your choice of career demands.
- Accreditation – we offer many courses which are accredited by industry professional bodies. On completion of these degrees you will be able to gain membership of the relevant professional body.
- Volunteering – We are committed to helping communities locally and around the world through volunteering projects which are a great opportunity for you to gain knowledge and experience while enhancing your CV. We also offer course-related volunteering opportunities.
- Careers Service – Our dedicated jobs and careers team offers expert advice and a host of resources to help you choose and find a job.
Ranked 1st in the UK for Virtual Learning Environment, technology and online library. Top five in the world for personal tutors, Virtual Learning Environment, physical and online libraries, technology, learning spaces, laboratories, course organisation, campus buildings and internet access (in university accommodation) (Source: International Student Barometer, Summer Wave 2015. This is an independent survey of 69 institutions worldwide, of which 51 are in the UK).
Leeds Beckett boasts a library that is open 24/7, 365 days a year with access to thousands of online resources, as well as dedicated quiet spaces and areas for group study. There are also spaces with specialist software and fully equipped rooms to rehearse presentations and group projects
The Rose Bowl offers impressive teaching spaces, lecture halls, conference facilities and has an outstanding local reputation as a business hub.
Broadcasting Place is home to art, design, fashion, architecture and built environment courses, providing creative environments complete with the latest technology. It was named best tall building in the world by a council of global architects in 2010
The Clinical Skills Suite is packed with modern equipment and the biomedical and environmental laboratories provide state-of-the-art scientific equipment. Both have received critical acclaim from healthcare professionals.
Headingley Campus has modern sport science laboratories, animation and music studios and the latest computing labs.
For most full-time undergraduate courses starting in 2016/17 the fees are £9,000 (or £9,700 for non-EU students). Fees for part-time undergraduate courses are usually a proportion of the full-time fee depending on the number of modules studied.
Taught postgraduate annual fees for 2016/17 are between £4,600 - £10,300 for UK/EU students and between £10,300 and £12,300 for non-EU students.
In addition to tuition fees, we recommend that you budget to cover other costs, including accommodation, food, transport and social activities. Please see below guidance for further information.
Living expenses (including accommodation): £9,135†
Accommodation prices range from £87.50 to £170 per week. All University halls of residence are self-catered.
†Living expenses are estimated and dependent on your lifestyle
How to apply
For undergraduate courses, you can also apply via the UCAS website. Read the 'Apply to study in the UK' guide in English, Mandarin, Arabic, Norwegian, Bulgarian, French, German, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian.
What to include with your application
To avoid unnecessary delays, please use the list below to check that you have included everything that we need to process your application.
- Certificates / transcripts of academic qualifications
- Proof of English language - most international students demonstrate their English level through an IELTS test, taken at a UK Visa and Immigrations approved test centre. If you have another qualification to evidence your English level, please contact our International Office
- Personal statement.
- At least one reference (Unless the course listing in our Online Prospectus specifies two).
- Photocopy of passport.