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Leeds Beckett University

Top reasons to study here

  • The University works closely with employers and partners
  • The University has three research institutes and 11 research centres.
  • An environment enriched by research.

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)

About

History

Leeds Beckett University is proud of the 190-year history of education, dating back to the founding of Leeds Mechanics Institute in 1824.

Education

The Academic Board is the university's principal academic authority. Subject to the responsibilities of the Board of Governors and the Vice Chancellor, the Academic Board has oversight of quality assurance and enhancement; learning, teaching and assessment; and research and scholarly activity. 

The Academic Board has a number of standing committees to oversee particular areas of business. School Academic Committees are responsible to the Academic Board for overseeing academic activities in each school.

Research

The research community is delivering innovative, multidisciplinary research helping to address some of the most pressing challenges we face today. Across a range of disciplines our researchers are striving to improve quality of life, equality and the environment around us. Leeds Beckett University are dedicated to making a difference.

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.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
801
2020
801
2019
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
1455
2020
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2019
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

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

Study space bookings are only for students who are legally allowed to come onto campus:

  • studying on one of the designated courses (health, social work, teacher training)
  • without alternative access to broadband or a PC/laptop
  • without adequate study facilities at home

Student Life

Campus life

  • City Campus is made of up of multiple award-winning buildings with seriously impressive modern architecture. We’re located right in the centre of Leeds so it’s the perfect location for enjoying the variety of activities that the city has to offer. 
  • Headingley Campus is situated just outside of the city centre in the picturesque suburbs and is easily accessible by public transport with regular direct buses into the city. Headingley is an extremely popular student area. It has its own vibrant community with bars, shops and restaurants for you to enjoy. Our beautiful campus is full of green spaces, wildlife and historical buildings. 

Student Reviews

Aim Higher and Flourish
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The orientation programme and the teachings are excellent. The lecturers are brilliant and supportive. I would strongly recommend it to anyone.

Great universirty
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great university with world class facilities. Only due to covid social experience was as much as expected.

The source of bright life
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

In my view, leeds beckett university is the best university I had ever known, because it provides lot of opportunities for youngsters who looking bright future

Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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