Graduate Employability at Leeds Trinity University

Graduate Employability
at Leeds Trinity University
Presentation by Min Li (BA, MPhil)
International Development Manager
Outline of the Presentation
Brief introduction to Leeds Trinity University
Our graduates’ employability figures
Factors contributing to high employability
Some examples of Degree programmes
Brief introduction to
Leeds Trinity University
Opened in September 1966 and merged to become Leeds
Trinity & All Saints in 1980. In 2012 we were granted full
university status and became Leeds Trinity University.
Located in a safe and attractive area within 10km away
from Leeds city centre.
Committed to the principles of care and community and
welcoming students of all races, religions and cultures.
Providing continuing professional education and
consultancy services.
Leeds Trinity University
Leeds Trinity University Facilities
Careers Service
Disability Support
Finance Department
Health Centre
24 hour IT provision
Media centre
Student Union
English Language support, advice on taking notes and
writing essays through induction, and the academic
‘writer in Residence’ scheme to offer advice on
academic or professional writing.
Undergraduate subject fields covered
at Leeds Trinity University
BA/BSc Degrees in Business; Marketing;
Management; Health, Nutrition, Sports & Exercise;
Forensic Psychology; History; Psychology; Film & TV
Studies; Journalism; Media; Education; etc.
Degree programmes commence September every
year and normally last for 3 years, whilst the
accelerated degrees (subject to validation) last for
only 2 years.
International fees for AY 13-14 £9,300 - £11,000.
Postgraduate subject fields covered
at Leeds Trinity University
MA Degrees in Business Management; Education;
Journalism etc. Postgraduate programmes
commence in September, January and February
(dependent upon the programme sought) and
generally last for just over a year.
International fees for AY 12-13 £9,000 - £10,000.
Why study at Leeds Trinity?
The 2013 Sunday Times University Guide revealed that
Leeds Trinity is in the top 10% of higher education
institutions in the UK, ranked at joint 12th.
Leeds Trinity University ranks in the top 20% in England
for employability (source- HESA Destination of Leavers
Survey 2011).
Received the best possible outcome from our latest
Quality Assurance Agency subject review
Friendly, supportive environment. We know all our
international students personally.
Why study at Leeds Trinity?
• Offers you a safe, attractive green campus located close
to a vibrant city.
• Excellent computer and library facilities
• Campus accommodation guaranteed
• Strong partnerships with local business
• Progress tutors to give academic support
• Careers Service and Job shop
• Professional Attachments
• English language and study skills support
English Language Support and
• University International Foundation Year*
• Pre-Sessional English Programme*
• Pre-Master Programme*
*Details on the website at:
Teaching and Learning
A wide range of teaching methods are used:
• Lectures
• Tutorials
• Seminars
• Workshops
• Project Work
• Case Studies
Assessment Systems
These vary from module to module and can include:
• Coursework including both oral presentations and
written assignments
• Group work
• Practical Tests
• Exercises for skills-based modules
• Examinations
Business & Management courses
Business knowledge and Management skills are needed
to enable organisations to:
• Achieve objectives
• Balance conflicting goals
• Achieve efficiency and effectiveness
What does a Business Manager Do?
Business managers are responsible in any organisation
• Planning
• Organising
• Staffing
• Leading
• Controlling
The Objectives of the Degree in
Business & Management
to understand theory of organisations and apply it to
to develop specialist knowledge
to acquire and develop skills:
Conceptual Skills (to formulate ideas)
Human Relations Skills
Administrative Skills
Technical Skills
to experience practice within an organisation
to apply theoretical knowledge to actual problems
Careers in Business & Management
provide a basis for occupations in:
• Industry
• Commerce
• Finance
• Services and Distribution
• Professional Services
• Local & National Public Sector Organisations
• Own business
Media-related Courses
Film and Television Studies
Broadcast Journalism
Magazine Journalism
Sports Journalism
Media and Marketing
Television Production
Film, Television, Media and
Journalism degrees
(professional courses on “how to” but underpinned by a
strong theoretical base)
• how is a PR campaign created, developed and how
does it work
• what is involved in advertising, marketing, making a TV
programme, a music CD, a web site
• close link with industry
• industry standard equipment
Careers post study
provide both a theoretical and a practical grounding
directly relevant to careers such as:
• broadcasting
• public relations
• journalism
• marketing
• consultancy
Sport, Health & Nutrition
Objectives of these degrees:
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the
scientific basis of sport, health & leisure;
• Critically evaluate and debate the social context of
physical activity, health and leisure;
• Work independently showing evidence of initiative,
organisation, management;
• Work as a team member in planning, implementing
and evaluating community programmes;
• Design, conduct and evaluate small-scale research;
• Communicate effectively through a variety of means;
• Apply knowledge, understanding and problem solving
skills within a professional context.
Teaching & Assessment
A range of teaching and learning methods is used within
our department:
• lectures,
• seminars,
• practical performance and coaching workshops and
• practical laboratory sessions.
• A central theme to learning at the college is that of
developing the whole person and to empower student
• A range of methods are used to assess student work
including, examinations, essays, laboratory work,
presentations and project work.
• Sports Science and Food Laboratories
• A fully equipped sports science and a separate nutrition
and food preparation laboratories. They offer excellent
facilities for physiology, including fitness testing, sport
psychology practical's and dietary analysis and practical
work with food.
Sports Facilities
• Fitness Suite & Sports Hall
• The fitness suite comprises of six treadmills, four rowing
machines, two steppers and various cardiovascular
equipment. Also, there are weight machines for multiuse. Students can become members of the fitness suite
and have the opportunity to become qualified fitness
• Leeds Trinity University offers our members the
opportunity to participate in Squash, Tennis and
• There are:
2 Squash Courts,
7 Badminton Courts,
6 outdoor Tennis Courts.
Third Generation Synthetic Turf Pitch
Table Tennis, Basket Ball, 5 Aside Football, Volleyball etc.
Sport Teams
Men’s & Women's Association Football
Men’s & Women’s Rugby
Men’s & Women’s Hockey
Men’s & Women’s Volleyball
Men’s Basketball
Employment Opportunities
The types of employment which SH&N students have
entered in the past few years is very varied.
• Community Nutrition
• Dietetics
• Health Promotion
• Health & Lifestyle Consultancy
• Postgraduate courses in Sport and Exercise Science,
Human Nutrition or PGCE course
• Sports Development
• Sports Management
Why study in Leeds?
A lively and thriving cosmopolitan city.
Comparatively low cost of living.
Easy access to other cities and countryside.
With an international airport nearby.
Friendly & helpful Yorkshire people.
International community links in the City.
The start of ‘Le Tour de France’ in 2014 see Yorkshire
Grand Depart 2014:
• Headingley Carnegie Stadium see:
• Proposed terminus to high speed rail link from London:
How to find out more?
+44 113 283 7178
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