Leeds Beckett University

Introduction

Why choose Leeds Beckett

With a history stretching back 200 years and ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide, it is easy to see why Leeds Beckett University is one of the most popular in the UK. More than 28,000 students study a Leeds Beckett University qualification in the UK or overseas. We offer foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, research and distance learning programmes, with start dates in September and January.

Supporting our students

  • Personal tutors ranked 2nd in the world*
  • 3rd in the UK for Student Wellbeing*
  • Dedicated student advice service for international students
  • Fee discounts recent graduates and those who pay their fees early

Facilities

  • Five-star QS ranking for facilities
  • Our library is open 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Head-turning facilities to help you get the most out of your studies
  • Campus buildings ranked 5th in the UK and 6th in the world*
  • Ranked 4th in the world for both virtual learning and technology*
  • Broadcasting Place was voted the best tall building in the world by a council of global architects

Employability

  • Five-star QS ranking for employability
  • Ranked third in England for graduate employment
  • 96.6% of all our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating
  • Top ten in the world for employability and work experience*
  • Among the top five universities in the UK for producing graduates who go on to be CEOs
  • Work placements arranged with organisations such as Disney, Samsung, Apple, Nike, BMW and many more

Accommodation

  • Accommodation office ranked 5th in the UK*
  • 11 halls of residence providing more than 4,250 bedrooms
  • Guaranteed accommodation for all international students (applying within booking periods)

Research

  • Research graded ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in almost all academic disciplines (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Leeds

  • Britain’s best city for quality of life (2016 Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index)
  • One of the UK’s top shopping destinations with over 1,000 retail outlets in the city centre
  • More than 60,000 university students in the city
  • Home to more than 75 different nationalities
  • Located in the centre of the UK, just over two hours from London by train
  • Leeds is served by Leeds Bradford International Airport, with flights to 70 destinations around the world.

*i-Graduate Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2016

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc Biomedical Science

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Enhance your knowledge of the major fields within biomedical sciences through self-driven independent laboratory work in our specialist lab facilities. [+]

Course details

Enhance your knowledge of the major fields within biomedical sciences through self-driven independent laboratory work in our specialist lab facilities.

If your first degree is in biomedical sciences or a related subject, or you have significant experience of working in a laboratory setting within the field, this course will prepare you to take the next step in your career. The expertise you develop will inform and underpin your research activities, ensuring you will be well placed to delve deeper into your area of interest through specialist laboratory-based roles or PhD study.

You will be supported in your development through taught seminars and the guidance of your research supervisor. You will learn through a range of activities, including tutor-led lab sessions, independent research and group assignments that will require you to work effectively as part of a team to meet your deadline. The topics you will study will be wide-ranging, from immunology and haematology to medical genetics and physiology.... [-]


MSc Dietetics

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this course, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified dietitian. [+]

Course details

Dietitians make a vital contribution to people's health and wellbeing. On this course, you will learn the theory and practice of nutritional science so that you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council as a qualified dietitian.

You will explore the composition of food, the nature of nutrients and their metabolism in the body, nutritional requirements throughout the lifespan and the dietary effects of food on health. You will also learn how to work alongside service users with acute and chronic disease in hospitals and primary care settings.

You will gain the professional expertise necessary for effective practice, critical evaluation and adaptability when faced with the changing dynamics of working in health and social care. You will also be well prepared for the responsibilities and expectations associated with being a healthcare professional, and consider the ethical and legal boundaries arising from exercising a professional duty of care.... [-]


MSc Medical Biochemistry

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Engage with innovative theory and contribute to the advancement of human medicine through your own research. This course has been designed to significantly expand both your practical expertise within the field of medical biochemistry and your transferable skills. Exposure to a range of techniques, including microscopy, spectroscopy and diagnostic assays, and their associated theories will significantly develop your understanding of medical biochemistry. [+]

Course details

Engage with innovative theory and contribute to the advancement of human medicine through your own research. This course has been designed to significantly expand both your practical expertise within the field of medical biochemistry and your transferable skills. Exposure to a range of techniques, including microscopy, spectroscopy and diagnostic assays, and their associated theories will significantly develop your understanding of medical biochemistry.

During your studies, you will prepare for, and undertake, an extensive independent project. You will discuss your project in detail with your supervisor before carrying out your research and writing up your study in a thesis. Additionally, you will study related subjects such as metabolism, physiology and the genetics of drug responses.... [-]


MSc Medical Microbiology

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Build on your existing biomedical sciences knowledge and skills to become a specialist in medical microbiology. You will practise working autonomously in the laboratory during the large practical components of the course, using your thorough theoretical grounding as the driver for your research. [+]

Course details

Build on your existing biomedical sciences knowledge and skills to become a specialist in medical microbiology. You will practise working autonomously in the laboratory during the large practical components of the course, using your thorough theoretical grounding as the driver for your research. You will have the opportunity to experience a range of techniques across microbiology and molecular biology, and the topics you will study, from the role of microbiology in medicine to molecular microbiology and epidemiology, will give you specialist knowledge and a variety of skills applicable to a range of careers in the field of biomedical science and microbiology.

This course will be delivered through independent laboratory research, expert lectures and individual meetings with your tutors. You will complete a range of activities and assignments, including group projects that will mirror the work environment by requiring you to work effectively as part of a laboratory team and produce reports to detail your findings.... [-]


MSc Nutrition in Practice

Campus Full time Part time 15 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By analyzing how lifestyle affects food and nutrition, the vested interests of the food industry and the role of food and nutrition in disease, you will gain a solid understanding of current issues, enabling you to make a positive difference in a variety of nutrition-related roles around the world. [+]

Course details

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By analyzing how lifestyle affects food and nutrition, the vested interests of the food industry and the role of food and nutrition in disease, you will gain a solid understanding of current issues, enabling you to make a positive difference in a variety of nutrition-related roles around the world.

You will develop a range of practical skills, including the ability to devise programmes for interventions, secure funding from commissioners and report your findings to wider audiences. By working face-to-face with community groups, you will understand how to successfully engage with clients and influence behavior change using websites, media presentations, workshops and social media.... [-]


MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds

With accreditation from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health & Care Professions Council, your course will provide you with the necessary expertise and skills to become a qualified physiotherapist. [+]

Course details

With accreditation from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health & Care Professions Council, your course will provide you with the necessary expertise and skills to become a qualified physiotherapist.

As a physiotherapist, you will help people of all ages to manage pain and dysfunction. Covering the core areas of neuromusculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological physiotherapy, you will learn how to think independently and problem solve in a clinical capacity. You will acquire comprehensive hands-on experience through a selection of diverse clinical practice placements, which could be based in primary, community care or hospital settings.

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MSc Public Health - Health Promotion

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 12 - 30  September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Develop your theoretical knowledge and practical skills to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. [+]

Course details

Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped for a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working for local authorities, health services or in the voluntary sector.

Led by a committed team of academics and specialists in the field, you will be introduced to the 'social' model of health rather than the predominant 'medical' model, enabling you to focus on how people and communities can be empowered to improve their health and how public policy can create healthier societies. You will also investigate the psychology of behavior change and how people learn about health. The research strand will enable you to critically appraise evidence and develop research skills.... [-]


MSc Sport & Exercise Nutrition

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

This course is the first ever to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. Academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice, it will focus on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise. [+]

Course details

This was the first course to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists. Academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice, it focuses on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, and on completion you will be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr.

Whether you aspire to work in high-performance sport or in the promotion of physical activity, exercise and good health practices among the general population or in specific communities, nutrition workshops and applied sessions will provide you with the opportunities to develop your practical skills and apply your expertise. If you would like to gain additional practical experience alongside your academic study, you will be able to apply for an internship in an applied sport science setting, working with elite athletes under the guidance of a registered SENr practitioner.... [-]


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