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Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University is a modern university with campuses in both Leeds city centre and in Headingly. Whilst the city centre campus offers an abundance of activities and great nightlife, the Headingly campus is situated in the suburbs full of green spaces. The University is home to a community of more than 28,000 students from over 140 countries worldwide.

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Leeds Beckett University

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the Leeds Beckett University.

  • Rankings

    The Times Higher Education World University Rankings features 1,000 institutions from 77 different countries, with Leeds Beckett being ranked in the 801–1000 band and placing an impressive 83rd of the UK universities assessed (2024).

  • Employability

    Situated in the heart of Leeds city centre, students can easily find a large number of work experience and placement opportunities on their doorstop. Leeds Beckett University encourages all students to get involved with the Careers Team to develop their skills and give them a better idea of what they want to do as a career.

  • Fees

    Leeds Beckett University tuition fees vary depending on level and subject of the course. For undergraduate, the fees are £9,250 for students entering in 2024 and £16,000 for international students entering in 2024.

  • Bursaries

    Leeds Beckett University offers a range if awards, scholarships and [bursaries](http://. These include NHS bursaries for NHS funded courses, Social Work bursaries for those studying a relevant degree, as well as Bright Futures scholarships and Primary Carers bursaries


Leeds Beckett University has 4,000 available rooms in different properties making students spoilt for choice. All of the accommodation options are within easy travelling distance from the campuses, with facilities such as en-suite bedrooms, TVs in the communal spaces and free Wi-Fi. If you are looking for some alternative options, take a look at AFS’s recommendations of private properties in the area.

Students' Union

Leeds Beckett University Student’s Union is a not-for-profit organisation aiming t make the lives of students better by organising events, clubs and societies. The opportunities are endless, being a member of a society gives students the chance to meet like-minded people, make new friends and enhance their University experience.

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Famous for

Leeds Becket University’s art and design building, The Broadcasting Place, is officially one of the world’s best tall buildings. It provides students with a creative and contemporary learning environment, complete with the latest technology.


The University has recently launched a programme as part of a partnership with Leeds Mind to improve the mental health of both staff and students. They will run engaging workshops and activities with the aim to improve attitudes towards mental health.

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"The rumours are true; you’ll be stunned by its vibrant nightlife, cultural gems, and enough bars and restaurants to finish off your student loan".

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