Leed’s Beckett University – Leeds, UK

Leed’s Beckett Tourism & Hospitality Program

Leed’s Beckett University is located in Headingley, a suburb of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. It is approximately two miles outside of the City Centre. Headingley is notable for housing Headingley Stadium, which is home to both Cricket and Rugby teams. The area has a large student population and the city has taken the opportunity to generate revenue by developing a university district.

The Tourism and Hospitality program at the university offers a variety of major options including:

  • Hospitality Business Management
  • International Tourism Management
  • Travel Business Management

At the graduate level, study includes:

  • Responsible Tourism Management
  • Travel Business Leadership
  • International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

One of the school’s noteworthy facts is it was the first university in the UK to be recognized as a “Centre of Excellence” by the Institute of Travel and Tourism. The Leed’s Tourism program also provides students with a year of industry exposure in which they can choose to study abroad and focus on a specialty in the travel and tourism field.

The Events and Entertainment Management programs offer coursework in:

  • Events Management
  • Sports Events Management
  • International Events Management.

Leeds Beckett has a sport program where the focus is on Sport and Social Sciences. Where the topics include how we can use sport to challenge the inequities faced by different groups in society today.

The STHM Study Abroad program is for Undergraduate and Master Students who want to study or do research for 1-2 semesters. If a student chooses to study abroad for a full year, the first semester they pay Temple University tuition and the second semester they pay Leeds Beckett University tuition. Financial aid can be used to pay both semesters.