Leeds Beckett University

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Leeds Beckett University is one of the most popular universities in the UK with 32,000 students from all over the world 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 programmes for you to choose from, we’re sure we have the course for you.

Short Courses

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)



Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Polytechnic) is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, with campuses in the city centre and Headingley. The university’s origins can be traced to 1824, with the foundation of the Leeds Mechanics Institute.


The university has four faculties which offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, professional development and short courses in addition to an extensive research and consultancy portfolio.


Research Centres:

  • Centre For Active Lifestyles
  • Centre for Biomedical Science Research
  • Centre for Applied Social Research (CeASR)
  • Centre for Culture and the Arts
  • Cybercrime and Security Innovation Centre
  • Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility
  • Centre for Social and Educational Research across the Life Course (SERL)
  • Centre for Sports Performance
  • International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH)
  • Research and Enterprise Centre for Sport Coaching and Physical Education

University Ranking

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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 4,000 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

The libraries are open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year 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.

ICT services

  • Dedicated computing labs running Oracle and Oracle Apex
  • Eight dual boot PC labs running Linux Red Hat and Windows
  • Two cell phone towers connected to the Leeds Met mobile network
  • Three network labs with an imaging system, so you can create and configure your own operating system
  • A range of networking systems and forensic analysis software
  • 24/7 lab access, 365 days a year

Student Life

Campus life

The campuses:

  • City Campus
  • Broadcasting Place
  • The Rose Bowl
  • Portland and Calverley
  • Headingley Campus
  • Headingley Carnegie Pavilion
Situated in the heart of Leeds, the City Campus is ideally placed. On the doorstep are hundreds of businesses and organisations that offer work placements and employment opportunities to many of our students.

Sports facilities

Carnegie Sports Centre offers an extensive range of high quality sport and fitness facilities. Whether you are using our facilities for recreation, fitness, or as an athlete, we endeavour to provide some of the best opportunities to play sport and be active in this region. Our facilities also offer the perfect place to host your next sporting event or exhibition, for example, conferences, meetings, seminars or dinners.


Many of the courses have been accredited by leading professional bodies. It means the course has been officially recognised as providing the knowledge and training required for graduates to apply for membership of that body, giving you an extra hallmark of professionalism.

Leeds, England, United Kingdom