Leeds Beckett University – Carnegie School of Sport

Leeds Beckett University – Carnegie School of Sport Leeds LS1 3HE, UK

University Information

We love sport. Which is why we’re working every day to make it better. We’re one of the most active and renowned sports research universities in the UK, collaborating on issues such as inequality, accessibility, the science of performance, and the social and mental benefits of physical activity.

Carnegie School of Sport

We’re proud to call ourselves a leading centre of sports education. Located in the centre of Leeds, we’re growing all the time, and just unveiled a new £45million state-of-the-art training and research centre.

But a great school isn’t just about location, and buildings. Since opening in 1933, we’ve given people the tools and confidence to deliver more compassionate coaching, and more innovative research. That’s rubbed off on thousands of graduates who have passed through our doors. And we’ve learned so much from them.

We also understand that learning involves listening. We work across disciplines to find new angles on established problems. And we’ve nurtured partnerships with a variety of local, national and international organisations, working together to understand and address issues that affect performance, coaching – and even our society itself.

Research that makes a difference 

Our research degrees are for people that want to solve problems. People who listen, and collaborate. People who aren’t afraid to think differently, and cross disciplines.

Every day, we work on real-world issues, with industry and academic partners from all walks of life and have more than 140 research students working in a range of fields.

We offer a number of research degrees and funded PhD opportunities – whether you are looking to take your first steps into a research career or study at doctoral level whilst maintaining your professional commitments, you’ll be part of a community that’s changing society through sport.

Leeds Beckett Research Centres

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We’re committed to being the place where people can learn how to revolutionise sports coaching and performance. In our new £45million Carnegie School of Sport building, you’ll be able to access state-of-the-art learning, activity and laboratory spaces.

Imagine what you can achieve here. Take a tour around our cutting-edge teaching and research spaces, including a 60-metre athletics track, a nutrition teaching kitchen, a strength and conditioning facility, and research laboratory.

Between the Carnegie School of Sport and other facilities at our Headingley Campus, you’ll have access to all the practical, learning and social spaces you need to reach your potential.

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Leeds Beckett University – Carnegie School of Sport