Key details
Type of institution
University
Year established
1824
Total students
23,275
On campus accomodation
Available
About
Leeds Beckett University, formerly known as Leeds Metropolitan University and before that as Leeds Polytechnic, is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It has campuses in the city centre and Headingley. The university’s origins can be traced to 1824, with the foundation of the Leeds Mechanics Institute. Leeds Polytechnic was formed in 1970 and was part of the Leeds Local Education Authority until it became an independent Higher Education Corporation on 1 April 1989. In 1992, the institution gained university status. The current name was adopted in September 2014
Formed almost 200 years ago, Leeds Beckett University has grown to become one of the most popular institutions in the UK. Leeds Beckett boasts five-star QS ratings for Employability, Facilities, Inclusiveness, Internationalisation and Specialist Criteria. It also holds silver status in the Teaching Excellence Framework as well as enviable employability stats. Leeds Beckett University was previously known as Leeds Metropolitan University. globe icon Visit Website
Rankings
- - 801 - 1000
Accreditations
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Campuses

City Campus - Leeds Beckett University

City Campus Leeds United Kingdom LS1 3HE

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Headingley Campus - Leeds Beckett University

Church Wood Avenue, Leeds, LS6 3QS

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