Place Category: Modern Universities
Leeds Trinity University is perfect if you want to study a vocational subject (with access to plenty of relevant employment experience) in a quiet, rural location yet just a few miles from the hustle and bustle of a large city.
It is situated in the village of Horsforth, about five miles north of Leeds.
It was awarded university status in 2012 and it has its origins as two catholic teacher training colleges origins back in the 1960s.It’s great if you want to study teaching as the University was founded around teacher training and retains a strong focus on this. However, it has also widened its curriculum to cover a broad range of vocation subject areas such as media, film, television, business, management, marketing, journalism, education, humanities, psychology, forensic psychology, sport, health and nutrition.
The University places a strong emphasis on employer-engagement and offers all students the opportunity to undertake extended work placements during their course. The University also offers the opportunity to study a number of its degrees over a two year period.