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University of Leeds:

The University of Leeds, also known as Leeds for short was established in 1904, and is situated near to Leeds city centre. One of twenty-four of the research led universities in the Russell Group; it was also ranked in the Top 10 of the UK for research power by the REF in 2014. Furthermore, it has been ranked as one of the Top 100 universities in the world by the QS World Rankings for 2014.

The University of Leeds is a popular choice amongst Thai students who wish to continue their studies on to a postgraduate programme, where they become a part of the 31,906 students, who 7,000 of which are from over 146 countries. Thus Leeds has a dedicated team to help international students, whether it is the regarding the application process or student life.

The University continues to invest heavily in its facilities to ensure that students are given the utmost convenience, from its extensive library to fully equipped facilities which allow students to experience and learn in as realistic environments as possible, such as the moot court room. In addition Leeds is also home to over 250 student societies. 

 

Location

The University of Leeds is located in the city centre of Leeds, Yorkshire – a county in the North of England, just two hours away from London by train, and renowned as one of the top three places to shop in the UK.

 

Rankings

  • University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide
  • 13th in The largest number of top employers by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016-2017
  • 14th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
  • 23rd in The Guardian University League Table 2016
  • 97th in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2015

 

Awards & Accolades

  • Awarded the Green Gown Award in 2002, for supporting sustainability in the UK tertiary education sector
  • Awarded the Queen’s Anniversary prize in 2009 and 2011

 

Faculties

  • Faculty of Arts, which is comprised of: the School of English; School of History; School of Philosophy, Religion & the History of Science; Institute for Colonial & Postcolonial Studies; Leeds Humanities Research Institute; Institute for Medieval Studies; and School of Languages, Cultures & Societies.
  • Faculty of Biological Sciences, which is comprised of: the School of Biology; School of Biomedical Sciences; and School of Molecular & Cellular Biology.
  • Faculty of Business, which is comprised of the following divisions: Accounting & Finance; Economics; International Business; Management; Marketing; and Work & Employment Relations.
  • Faculty of Education, Social Sciences & Law, which is comprised of: the School of Education; School of Law; School of Politics & International Studies; and School of Sociology & Social Policy.
  • Faculty of Engineering, which is comprised of: the School of Civil Engineering; School of Computing; School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering; School of Mechanical Engineering; and School of Chemical & Process Engineering.
  • Faculty of Environment, which is comprised of: the School of Earth & Environment; School of Geography; and Institute for Transport Studies.
  • Faculty of Mathematics & Physical Sciences, which is comprised of: the School of Chemistry; School of Food Science & Nutrition; School of Mathematics; and School of Physics & Astronomy.
  • Faculty of Medicine & Health, which is comprised of: the School of Dentistry; School of Healthcare; and School of Medicine.
  • Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts & Communications, which is comprised of: the School of Media & Communication; School of Design; School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies; School of Music; and School of Performance & Cultural Industries.

 

Popular Programmes

Popular course programmes at the University tend to be in the Business School, such as Marketing & Advertising, International Business or the MBA. Yet other popular degree subjects in other faculties also include Political Science, Law and Engineering.

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