A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons). We would normally expect you to have a degree in a relevant subject such as languages, English, education, psychology, sociology, speech therapy or others. Professional experience will also be considered.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information contact the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies admissions team.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components.. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
Improve your English
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Education (6 weeks) and Language for Social Science and Arts: Education (10 weeks).
If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.
How to apply
Applicants are required to submit both their application and all required supporting documents no later than 26 August 2019 (International applicants) and 2 September 2019 (UK/ EU applicants).
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This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.
Documents and information you'll need
Transcripts of your degree and other relevant qualifications, or a partial transcript if you’re still studying
We do not generally request references, unless further information is required to support the assessment of your application
Evidence of your English language qualifications if English isn’t your first language
Visit the course catalogue page and select modules to learn about them in detail before you compose your statement. Statements should be approximately 500 words and must (a) explain why you want to study the course, (b) outline your background and previous study in this area in relation to the course content and particular modules, (c) demonstrate an understanding of the modules, which you would opt to study and why, (d) explain how the course will benefit you in your future career, and (e) explain Why you are interested in the specific programme offered at Leeds, mentioning in particular why our theoretical focus will be relevant for you.
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.
- UK/EU: £9,000 (total)
- International: £19,000 (total)
Read more about paying fees and charges.
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For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.
Part-time fees are normally calculated based on the number of credits you study in a year compared to the equivalent full-time course. For example, if you study half the course credits in a year, you will pay half the full-time course fees for that year.
Additional cost information
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
Scholarships and financial support
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.