Where a post-A level language route is taken, a B grade in the relevant language is required.
Access to HE Diploma
Pass diploma with 60 credits overall, including at least 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. An interview and a piece of written work may also be required.
This course has additional subject-specific requirements. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
We will consider the level 3 QCF BTEC at Subsidiary Diploma level and above in combination with other qualifications. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
M1, M1, M2. Where a post-A level language route is taken, M2 in the relevant language is required.
34 points overall with 16 at Higher Level. Where a post-A level language route is taken, 5 points at Higher Level in the relevant language is required.
Irish Leaving Certificate (higher Level)
H2, H2, H2, H3, H3, H3. Where a post-A level language route is taken, H3 in the relevant language is required.
Scottish Highers / Advanced Highers
BB in Advanced Highers and AABBB in Highers - OR - B in Advanced Higher and AAABB in Highers. Where a post-A level language route is taken, a B grade in Advanced Higher in the relevant language is required.
The Welsh Baccalaureate is not typically included in the academic conditions of an offer made to you for this course. If you choose to undertake the Welsh Baccalaureate we would strongly encourage you to draw upon these experiences within your personal statement, as your qualification will then be taken into account both when your application is initially considered by the selection panel and again when reviewed by the admissions tutor at the time your A-level results are passed to us.
European Baccalaureate: 75% Where a post-A level language route is taken, 8.0 in the relevant language is required.
Read more about UK and Republic of Ireland accepted qualifications or contact the Schools Undergraduate Admissions Team.
Were committed to identifying the best possible applicants, regardless of personal circumstances or background.
Access to Leeds is an alternative admissions scheme which accepts applications from individuals who might be from low income households, in the first generation of their immediate family to apply to higher education, or have had their studies disrupted.
Find out more about Access to Leeds and alternative admissions.
BBC at A Level and pass Access to Leeds.
Extended project and access to Leeds offer: BCC at A Level and A in a relevant EPQ and pass Access to Leeds
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
Improve your English
If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this programme, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
How to apply
Apply to this course through UCAS. The institution code for the University of Leeds is L23. Check the deadline for applications on the UCAS website.
You need to tell us your language combination when you apply. Input your chosen language in the Further Details section on your UCAS application.
Read our guidance about applying.
International students apply through UCAS in the same way as UK students. Our network of international representatives can help you with your application. If you’re unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.
Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students. We recommend that international students apply as early as possible to ensure that they have time to apply for their visa.
University of Leeds Taught Admissions Policy 2023
UK: See fees section below
International: £20,750 (per year)
Tuition fees for UK undergraduate students starting in 2022/23
For UK full-time undergraduate students starting in 2022/23 the fee will be £9,250. The fee may increase in future years of your course in line with inflation and as permitted by law. Fees for UK undergraduate students are decided by the government and may vary if policy changes.
Tuition fees for UK undergraduate students starting in 2023/24
Tuition fees for UK full-time undergraduate students for 2023/24 have been agreed by the UK Government and will remain at the current fee level of £9,250. The fee may increase in future years of your course in line with inflation and as permitted by law. Fees for UK undergraduate students are decided by the government and may vary if policy changes.
Tuition fees for international undergraduate students starting in 2023/24
Tuition fees for international students for 2023/24 should be available on individual course pages from September 2022.
Read more about paying fees and charges.
Tuition fees for a study abroad or work placement year
Your course includes a compulsory residence abroad, you’ll pay a reduced tuition fee during this period. For more information, see Study abroad and work placement tuition fees and loans.
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs.
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There is help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more in our Undergraduate funding overview.