A-level: ABB including a science subject (biology, human biology, chemistry, physics and applied science)
We consider all A-level subjects for the remaining grades, except general studies or critical thinking.
GCSE: 5 A*-C, including maths, English and science - or new grading 4-9.
Access to HE Diploma
45 credits at level 3, which must be at distinction and include a minimum of 15 credits from science subjects + GCSEs, as above. We strongly advise you to contact the School to discuss the suitability of your chosen Access course. We consider Access Courses to be suitable for mature applicants (21 plus) who have been out of full-time education and have had no previous access to higher education.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF): distinction/distinction/distinction and must contain at least one-third science content at distinction.
All BTEC modules must be listed on your UCAS form or else your application will be rejected.
Three Merits (M1) in 3 Principal Subjects, one of which must be a science
34 points overall, including 3 higher level subjects at minimum of grade 5, one of which must be a science subject
Irish Highers (Leaving Certificate)
Must be the Senior Leaving Certificate (taken at 18). Require a minimum of 6 subjects taken at Higher level (not ordinary IO) and must include English language and maths to meet University matriculation plus 2 sciences from biology, physics or chemistry, grades required are minimum AABBBB.
Scottish Highers / Advanced Highers
ABB, including 1 science. We consider all subjects for the remaining grades
Interdisciplinary Science Foundation Programme (CFGO): Successful completion of the year with an overall score of at least 65%
Interdisciplinary Foundation Programme (PHE): Successful completion of the year with an overall score of at least 65%
Read more about UK and Republic of Ireland accepted qualifications or contact the Schools Undergraduate Admissions Team.
You will need to show evidence of study in the last 5 years.
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.
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.
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.
The School of Medicine does not normally participate in the UCAS Extra scheme for entry onto the Radiography BSc degree course. You must tell us in your UCAS application if you want to defer entry and if you have any prior criminal convictions.
To review frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the application process, please CLICK HERE
We shortlist applicants against agreed criteria, using the information you submit on your UCAS form only. You must meet the academic entry requirement for the programme, at application or within the academic cycle. Your academic background and personal statement help us to assess your interest in the academic subject and are an important part of the process. The reference you provide on the UCAS form must also support your application.
Shortlisted applicants are normally invited for interview at the School of Medicine. This allows us to further assess your aptitude for, and interest in, the course. It’s also an opportunity for you to visit the facilities, find out more about the course and meet staff and students.
If shortlisted, you'll receive a written invitation from the School to attend a selection even on a specific time and date. If this date is unsuitable, contact the School and where possible we'll offer an alternative date. If you don't notify us and don't attend a selection event, your application will be rejected.
School of Medicine (BSc Radiography and BSc Healthcare Sciences) Undergraduate Admissions Policy
UK/EU: See fees section below
For UK and non-UK EU full-time students starting in 2018, the fee for 2018/19 will be £9,250.
The fee for undergraduate students starting in 2019 will be confirmed in September 2018.
The fee may increase in future years of your course in line with inflation, and as permitted by law. For example, the increase of 2.8% in 2017/18 was based on the government’s forecast for the RPI-X measure of inflation.
The UK government has confirmed that non-UK EU students in 2018-19 will have home fee status and be eligible for UK government student loans. The UK government has not confirmed the situation for future years, so keep checking our website for updates.
Read more about paying fees and charges.
We regret this course is not open to international students.
Additional cost information
Government announcement Feb 2017:
Learning Support Fund
The Government Response to ‘Reforming healthcare education funding: creating a sustainable
workforce’ outlined supplementary funding that will be available to students studying preregistration
undergraduate courses impacted by the reforms. NHS Business Services Authority
is leading on the delivery of this fund, which will be known as the Learning Support Fund: NHS
Financial Support for Health Students. The funding that will be available to eligible students is:
• Child Dependants Allowance - a non-means tested award of £1000 per academic year for
students with eligible child dependants.
• Exceptional Support Fund - an income-assessed award of up to £3000 per year for students
facing severe hardship having exhausted all other available sources of hardship funding.
• Travel and Dual Accommodation Expenses - for 2017/18, eligible students will be able
to claim for essential travel and dual accommodation expenses as per the provisions for
Practice Placement Expenses included in the NHS Bursary Scheme
We are working on developing the system through which students will be able to apply for these
elements of funding and are also working on the guidance literature. We will share details as soon
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.