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Leeds Beckett University


Founded in 1828 Leeds Beckett University (formely Leeds Metropolitan University) has become one of the most popular universities in the UK. With over 27000 students and 2800 staff, people are major assets of the University that values students' dreams and goals, and committed to preparing them for the world of work in the best possible way.
  • Year established
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    Yorkshire and Humberside
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Academic specialism

Leeds Metropolitan University achieved its best ever Research Assessment Exercise results in the most recent research assessment exercise (RAE). Sports-Related Studies, including sports science; tourism; leisure studies and events management is in the top 6 institutions in the country with research rated as including ‘world leading’ activities at the highest levels of 4* and 3*. Art and Design, and Library and Information Management were also assessed to have ‘world leading’ research.

Leeds Metropolitan University’s four faculties offer a wide range of taught courses in addition to an extensive research and consultancy portfolio.


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Leeds Beckett University
Civic Quarter
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Leeds Metropolitan University is well connected. Public transport, cycling and walking facilities are provided. The University city campus buildings are all within easy walking distance of Leeds City Rail station. Headingley Campus has its own bus stop on campus and is 3 miles out of the city centre on a well-served bus corridor. Headingley Stadium is just a 10 minute walk from Burley Park train station, one stop from Leeds.