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About Leeds Beckett University
When you study at Leeds Beckett University, you will be in the centre of an exhilarating community and a social and economic environment that is shaping the city of Leeds. For nearly 200 years we have combined an academic education with practical skills to prepare you for your future. We collaborate with international businesses to ensure our research and courses are relevant to our modern economy.
We’re proud of our teaching excellence, and with our recent 5-star rating from QS World University Rankings you can be sure that our teaching will help you be the best you can be. International students can receive a Leeds Beckett scholarship of up to £5,000. We know that you are investing in your education, and we want to invest in you.
Whether you want to study business, sports, or creative arts, our world-class facilities will help you reach your ambitions. Our recent £200m investment in new campus facilities is proof that we are committed to giving you a top-quality learning environment. With 91.1% of our graduates in work or further study within 15 months of graduating, we offer the best teaching environment to prepare you for your future.
Why Choose Leeds Beckett University?
- Scholarships for international students
- Over 90% of all graduates are in work or further study within 15 months of graduating
- £200 million has been invested in new state-of-the-art campus facilities across two campuses
- Awarded 5 Stars in the QS World Rankings 2021
- A rich history dating back almost 200 years
- More than 170 undergraduate and 190 postgraduate courses to choose from
- Based in the heart of the student-friendly, diverse and vibrant city of Leeds
Awards and Achievements
- 5 Star Rating from the QS World University Ratings 2021
- Received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in recognition of our commitment to promoting gender equality in the workplace
- In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, our research was graded ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in almost all academic disciplines
- The Carnegie School of Sport has jumped up to 54th place in the latest ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2020.
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
- This course will equip students with a deep understanding of accounting and finance and their importance within an organisational and business context.
- In year three, they will be able to tailor their course by choosing modules to suit their interests or future career direction. Students can specialise in accountancy or gain a wider perspective on business.
BA (Hons) Business Economics
- Students will gain both a theoretical and a practical understanding of the economic decisions faced by business managers, as well as the ability to analyse the economic and social environment in which these decisions are taken.
- The course has a strong vocational focus and students will develop key skills in economics, accounting and management.
BA (Hons) Business Studies
- An extensive academic grounding in business and to equip students with the practical skills employers are seeking.
- Students will learn about key business functions, including marketing, human resource management (HRM), accounting and economics.
- Opportunity to specialise in economics, marketing or HRM, or choose from a variety of modules to achieve a rounded business education.
BA (Hons) Marketing Management
- All organisations benefit from a marketing function and this course will give students a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of marketing.
- Students will learn how to plan and implement innovative strategies and campaigns to satisfy audiences in a variety of contemporary markets.
- Opportunities to work with real-life clients to gain hands-on marketing experience.
Click here to find out about the scholarships available to international students who are applying to Leeds Beckett University.
View and download the Leeds Beckett University prospectus by clicking here.
Overseas Campuses and Additional Opportunities
Leeds Beckett University works closely with partner universities, colleges and pathway providers around the world. Our partnerships extend across 15 countries, and our network of teaching, research, professional and student exchange links is growing.
Students have the opportunity to study for a degree from Leeds Beckett University by starting a programme with our approved learning partners in their country and joining us at a later stage. To learn more, please click here.
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