Leeds Beckett University

Postgraduate Study

  • Leeds Beckett University offers a range of taught and research courses at postgraduate level and across a diverse range of subject areas. Coupled with the university’s increasing research profile, opportunities for postgraduate students at the university are growing considerably.
  • The university offers postgraduate courses across a range of subject areas to support a wide variety of career options with many professional and accredited courses being offered.
  • There are opportunities to visit the university throughout the year to allow those thinking of postgraduate study to explore their options.
  • 96.9% of our UK postgraduates are in work or further study six months after graduating (source: DLHE 2013–14).

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,460 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 34%
  • Part Time 66%

Domicile

  • UK 82%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 15%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social studies 103 823 926
Business & administrative studies 111 812 923
Subjects allied to medicine 14 877 891
Education 53 430 483
Biological sciences 85 355 440
Architecture, building & planning 28 237 265
Law 4 153 157
Mass communications & documentation 36 110 146
Creative arts & design 20 69 89
Engineering & technology 0 80 80
Computer science 0 40 40
Languages 0 15 15
Historical & philosophical studies 0 6 6

Subject Areas

  • Accounting, Finance and Economics
  • Architecture and Landscape Design
  • Art and Design
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Management
  • Childhood Studies
  • Computing and Engineering
  • Construction
  • Counselling and Therapy
  • Creative Technology
  • Education
  • English Language Teaching
  • English, History and Media
  • Events Management
  • Film, Music and Performing Arts
  • Health and Safety
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Housing and Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Law
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Nursing and Public Health
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Politics and Global Ethics
  • Project Management
  • Psychology and Criminology
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Sport
  • Teaching
  • Youth and Community

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,600–10,300
Mixed £4,600–10,300
Laboratory £4,600–10,300
Clinical £4,600–10,300

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • A 10% discount on postgraduate study is available to Leeds Beckett graduates (terms and conditions apply).