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Leeds Beckett University

Here at Leeds Beckett, we are a modern professional university with ambition.Based in the vibrant city of Leeds, the biggest financial district outside of London, our vision is to be acknowledged for our commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise, global reach, and strong local impact.

Top reasons to study here

  • The University have around 2,900 staff and more than 28,000 students from almost 100 countries around the world;
  • The University has three research institutes and 11 research centres.
  • The University aspiration is to help create great graduates, exceptional employees, dynamic citizens and enterprising leaders

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (48)
Business & Management (44)
Medicine & Health (38)
Social Sciences (30)
Arts, Design & Architecture (26)
Education & Training (18)
Engineering & Technology (13)
Law (8)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (6)
Humanities (6)
Computer Science & IT (5)
Journalism & Media (5)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)



With a 190-year history of education, which began with the founding of the Leeds Mechanics Institute in 1824, we are proud of our history and excited about our future.


Our aspiration is to help create great graduates, exceptional employees, dynamic citizens and enterprising leaders and we work closely with employers and partners to ensure that our graduates are ready for work, ready for life, and ready to seize the opportunities that lie ahead.


At Leeds Beckett University we are committed to building our reputation and research profile; within our region, nationally and internationally as stated in our Strategic Plan. With over 600 academic staff we cover a wide range of research disciplines.

In the last Research Assessment Exercise, the ‘quality, reach and significance’ of our research was rated as ‘world-class’ across all four of our faculties. We are continuing to expand and enhance our research base through our Institutes and Centres, creating a strong and sustainable research environment for our staff and students.


93.6% of our graduates were in work and/or further study within six months of graduation

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Why Apply to this University?

  • Study at one of the oldest universities in the UK, with its roots dating back to 1824.

  • As a receiver of the prestigious award for 'Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community', thisuniversity is also praised for its 'low-charging, high impact' strategy.

  • Leeds Beckett University offers over 150 Bachelor's degrees and over 180 Master's degrees.

  • Study programmes in a multitude of disciplines, like Hospitality & Leisure, Business & Management, and Medicine & Health.

  • Most Master's degrees at Leeds Beckett University can take between 1 and 2-years to complete.

  • The applications are on a rolling basis, so you can apply anytime.

  • The tuition fee for Master’s degrees is around 11500 GBP /year .

  • Prepare at least 900 GBP /month to live in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK.

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Student services

Our Student Hub is your first port of call for queries about student life and support. Located on both campuses, we can provide you with a range of information to give you the help and support you need. If we can't help you immediately, we will make sure that you get the assistance you need as soon as possible from one of our specialist advice teams.

Housing services

At Leeds Beckett we know that moving home is a big part of starting university life - that's why we offer some of the best student accommodation in the UK. It's an exciting part of your university experience, mixing with other students who may go on to become life-long friends.

With more than 4,250 rooms available in our halls of residence, you really are spoilt for choice. All our accommodation is located within easy travelling distance of our campuses with facilities such as en-suite bedrooms, free Wi-Fi, or a TV in the lounge area.

Library services

Our libraries are open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and offer more than just books; you can borrow laptops and camera equipment, print and photocopy, book a presentation room or attend free Skills for Learning workshops. If you can’t come to us, access the Library website and search over 100,000 electronic books, journals and newspapers from home, work or wherever you choose to study.

Student Life

Campus life

  • City Campus

Situated in the heart of Leeds, our City Campus is ideally placed. On our doorstep are hundreds of businesses and organisations that offer work placements and employment opportunities to many of our students.

  • Broadcasting Place

Officially one of the world’s best tall buildings and a big talking point in Leeds. Home to our art, design, architecture and built environment courses, it provides you with creative and contemporary learning environments, is packed with the latest technology and is a focal point for new and innovative thinking.

Sports facilities

Here at Leeds Beckett we love sport. Join our sporting community and be part of something special.

With 40 Athletic Union Clubs and more than 80 teams, including Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Athletics and Gymnastics, there are lots of opportunities to play competitive sport. We’re undefeated Leeds Varsity champions since 2004 – Be Beckett and help us make it 13 years undefeated against Leeds University in October 2017. It’s not all about the mainstream, we have a wide range of sports on offer including Lacrosse, American Football, Tchoukball and Surfing.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

So far have been well informed and treated very well on applicant days. I am aware of the degree and all the details regarding it, I look forward to starting my study.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely incredible 3 years at Leeds Beckett University

Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

It is so important to choose what you really want to pursue and it doesn't matter when or how to make the right decision what only matters is your personal satisfaction

Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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