Leeds Beckett University (LBU) is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England and is also known as Leeds Metropolitan University (LMU) and formerly Leeds Polytechnic university. It is one of the largest and most popular universities in the United Kingdom with over 25,000 students on 2 campuses in Leeds. It offers more than 150 degree courses in various fields, Law and Sports to Arts and Social Science and more than 190 postgraduate courses.
City Campus of the University is located near the center of Leeds in England and consists of several academic and administrative buildings. The Broadcasting Place offers training in design, fashion, architecture and environment. Rose Bowl on the City Campus has learning areas, such as spacious classrooms, new meeting facilities and lecture halls. The campus also houses specialized health services such as a clinical information suite of £ 1 million as well as high technology labs in environment and biomedicine.
Leeds Beckett University also has a campus located about 3 miles from the city center in Beckett Park, Headingley. This campus houses first-class sports science labs, music and animation studios and advanced computer laboratories, as well as sports facilities such as pitches, an outdoor and indoor tennis courts and running track.
Facilities in Campus
Clinical and biomedical labs
Business and media suites
Sports science and exercise laboratories
Creative spaces and studios
Technical labs for engineering and computer forensics
Law course simulation room
In addition to London, Leeds is the largest business district in UK.
Leeds is one of the most vibrant UK cities, full of art, culture and entertainment. With over 130 art, culture, food, and music festivals in the city held every year, this city has become a cultural hub.
Leeds is also the largest economic district, with jobs expected to be rising, in all UK's key employment centres, as well as the largest outside London. The city's head offices are focused on centers of excellence in telecommunications, engineering and manufacturing – like channel 4.
There are many nationalities in Leeds and 60,000 university students from around the world. It is a diverse, exciting and student friendly experience living in Leeds.
Leeds Beckett provides an outstanding choice of accommodation, ensuring that students select the university in their first year and apply online before the deadline. Rooms are allocated separately, and students can also pick their own bedrooms and apartments
The 4,250 University Rooms are readily accessible from both campuses and provide free Wi-Fi and 24-hour protection; most rooms are provided with Residential Officers to assist students with any problems.
Each of the ten residential halls has handicapped access and many have been adapted to meet the needs of disabled students.
In November 2006, at the annual higher education awards ceremony presented by The Times Higher Education Supplement, the university received the award for "outstanding contribution to the local community."
In June 2013, Leeds Beckett University became only the third university in the UK to achieve the Customer Service Excellence standard, a government recognition awarded to public sector organisations that are dedicated to promoting customer-focused change within their organization.
Awarded five out of five stars for employability in the QS World Rankings 2019.
123rd in the Times University Guide 2020
118th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
In 2017, Silver was awarded by the University in recognition of their education and teaching, course design, placement and partnerships with employers as part of a Teaching Excellence Framework.
Study Options Available
Art, Architecture and Design
Built Environment & Engineering
Clinical & Applied Sciences
Computing, creating technologies & engineering
Cultural studies and humanities
Events, Tourism & Hospitality management
Film, music & performing arts
Health & community studies
Department of Languages
Why Leeds Beckett University, Leeds
Leeds a Great student city .
Leeds is a multicultural city that accommodates 60,000 students, reflected in the diverse culture of Leeds Beckett University.
Students from 144 countries and regions all over the world choose to study here, it is one of the UK's most famous student towns.
Leeds Beckett has been awarded Silver Status in the National Framework for Excellence in Teaching (TEF) in recognition of their learning and teaching delivery, course design, and employer relations.
High employability ratio
Lees Beckett University obtained Five out of five employability stars in the 2019 QS World Rankings
94 percent of all graduates of Leeds Beckett University are employed or continuing their studies six months later.
It has two modern campuses with advanced facilities.
Accommodation is guaranteed to first year students .
Leeds Beckett University achieved five out of five stars for facilities in the QS World Rankings 2019.
How to Reach? Or Travel
Located in the centre of the UK, Leeds has excellent transport links by road, rail and air.
City Campus is less than 15 minutes from the Leeds Railway Station and both Headingley and Burley Parks are only a ten minute walk from City Campus. Leeds can be reached by train from London in just over 2 hours.
Leeds Bradford International Airport, with direct routes to more than 50 airports, is 8 miles from Leeds Beckett City campus.
All residential halls and other common student areas are linked to the City and Headingley campuses by regular bus services;
Leeds Beckett University has produced several distinguished and successful graduates. Ricky Wilson is a popular singer and a member of the band, Kaiser Chiefs. Alexander Skarsgård is an award-winning actor who is known for starring in True Blood, a very famous HBO series. Kevin Sinfield is a professional rugby league player. Sarah Storey holds 14 gold medals in Paralympic Games for track race cycling and swimming. Peter Cattaneo is a successful filmmaker who directed The Full Monty. Sam Quek is a professional field hockey player who bagged a win for the British team at the Summer Olympics in 2016.
English Language Requirements :
UG – 6.0 or equivalent, with no modules less than 5.5
PG – 6.0 or equivalent, with no modules less than 5.5
UG and PG:
TOEFL – 79 to 89 overall and a minimum of 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
PTE – 54 overall and a minimum of 51 in all components.
The Requirements may defer for some Programs.
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Overall cost of living
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