A-level: AAB including a science and preferably geography
If geography is not included, we would expect two science A-levels from biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics. We do not accept general studies and critical thinking.
GCSE: English and Mathematics at grade B or above, or an equivalent English language and Mathematics qualification.
DDD in Extended Diploma/3 Subsidiary Diplomas in a science and Geography or two relevant subjects. We will accept a combination of BTECs and A-Levels. Please contact us for further information.
D3, M1, M1 including Geography and Science or two relevant subjects.
35 points overall, with 17 points at higher level to include 5 points in a science and Geography or in two relevant subjects.
Irish Highers (Leaving Certificate)
AAAABB/H2H2H2H2H3H3 including Geography and Science or two relevant subjects.
Scottish Highers / Advanced Highers
AABBB overall with AB in 2 Advanced Highers (AH). For non-AH applicants AAAABB. To include Geography and a science or 2 relevant subjects.
Read more about UK and Republic of Ireland accepted qualifications or contact the Schools Undergraduate Admissions Team.
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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.
Access to Leeds entry requirements for this course: BBB
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For information contact the School of Geography Undergraduate Admissions Team.
International Foundation Year Programme
International students who do not meet the academic requirements for undergraduate study may be able to study the University of Leeds International Foundation Year. This gives you the opportunity to study on campus, be taught by University of Leeds academics and progress onto a wide range of Leeds undergraduate courses. Find out more about International Foundation Year programmes.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for the programme may be able to study an English for Academic Purposes pre-sessional course with a progression route to the degree programme. For information and entry requirements, read Pre-sessional programmes.
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.
Read advice on how to apply on the School’s website.
International students apply through UCAS in the same way as UK/EU students. Our network of international representatives can help you with your application. If youre 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.
Faculty of Environment Undergraduate Admissions Policy
UK/EU: See fees section below
International: £21,500 (per year)
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.
If you take a study abroad or work placement year, youll pay a reduced tuition fee during this period. For more information, see Study abroad and work placement tuition fees and loans.
Read more about paying fees and charges.
Additional cost information
We have optional level 3 field classes. As these field trips are optional, they are at an additional cost to the student.
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.
The School of Geography offer a range of scholarships for Home, EU and International students.
Scholarships for 2019 entry are to be confirmed.