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Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Polytechnic) is a university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, with campuses in the city centre and in Headingley. It gained university status in 1992; before this date it was the Leeds Polytechnic. The number of students is listed by the HESA 2013/14 data as the 25th largest in the UK (out of 163). The current name was adopted in September 2014.
Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Slee, joined the university in September 2015, succeeding Professor Susan Price, who had been in post since January 2010.
The current Deputy Vice Chancellors are Professor Paul Smith (Strategic Development), Professor Andrew Slade (Research & Enterprise) and Professor Phil Cardew (Academic).
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 a part of the Leeds Local Education Authority until it became an independent higher Education Corporation on 1 April 1989. In 1992 the institution was granted university status.
In January 2015, Leeds Beckett entered Stonewall’s nationally-recognized league table of gay-friendly employers at number 51 in the rankings.
In June 2013, Leeds Beckett became only the third university in the UK to achieve the Customer Service Excellence standard, a Government benchmark awarded to public sector bodies who demonstrate a commitment to driving customer-focused change within their organization.
In 2013 the University obtained the Gold Investors in People standard, one of only a handful of higher education institutions to do so.
Successful completion of your class 12th from CBSE, ISE and State Boards or equivalent & IELTS Score of 4.5 with no skill below 4.5.
University requires minimum overall 60% in class 12th from CBSE, ISE and other State Boards or equivalent. There may be some specific requirements depending on the course.
Bachelor’s degree from a government recognized university is considered for most of our postgraduate programmes. The classification depending on the section of the university as per CEP. Few of our programmes have some specific requirements, for example a portfolio. Your work experience can also be considered for entry into our postgraduate programmes.
Most of our courses require IELTS Score of 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 or equivalent. Your IELTS may also be exempted on the basis of your class 12th English marks.
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