A First or 2.1 (hons) bachelor degree in any subject.
If you hold a 2.2 (hons) bachelor degree in any subject, or professional qualifications equivalent to Bachelor with Honours/Masters we will consider your application for the MSc course if you have at least three years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.
If you hold professional qualifications or Higher education qualifications equivalent to Level 5, we will consider your application for the MSc course if you have at least five years of relevant work experience in a professional environment.
Professionally qualified candidates who do not meet the formal qualifications will also be considered but assessed individually. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For information, please contact our Enrolment Advisors via email.
Where necessary, students will be expected to improve their English further during the course by making use of the online English tuition support that we provide.
Mathematics entry requirements / numerical competence
Applicants will need to demonstrate:
the successful completion of a university degree, or
the successful completion of a recognised professional qualification with a clear numerical component (e.g., ACCA, CFA), or
GCSE or A level Maths (or recognised international equivalent) or other forms of evidence outlining mathematical abilities will also be considered by the Programme Leader.
English Language entry requirements
GCSE English language at grade C or above, or
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component, or
An appropriate equivalent English language qualification (read more).
Other forms of evidence may be considered but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
In certain circumstances applicants can provide alternative proof of English language proficiency rather than a standard English test. This will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. You should discuss the criteria with your Enrolment Advisor to see if this can be considered.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
How to apply
The Digital Education Service requires all applicants to provide proof of their identity at the point of application. Accepted forms of ID are:
National identity card
Passport photo page
The deadline for applications to join each intake are outlined below:
November 2022 start: application deadline is 4 October 2022
January 2023 start: application deadline is 6 December 2022
March 2023 start: application deadline is 7 February 2023
May 2023 start: application deadline is 4 April 2023
July 2023 start: application deadline is 6 June 2023
September 2023 start: application deadline is 9 August 2023
Applications for this degree programme are handled by our Enrolment Advisors. Please contact them to find out more about the programme and to start the online application process. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All suitably qualified candidates will be interviewed by telephone or online as part of the selection process.
Applicants for Digital Education Service programmes should contact their Enrolment Advisor if they wish to change their start date after submitting an application.
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Digital Education Service admissions policy
The following fees apply to those starting their course between November 2022 and July 2023 UK/EU and International: £17,500
The fee is composed of (which can be paid on a module-by-module basis*):
nine taught modules (15 credits each): £1,650 per module
project module fee (45 credits): £2,650
*If you are receiving a student loan or your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis. Please check with our Enrolment Advisors.
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.
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
Graduates of the University of Leeds (or an affiliated institution) are entitled to a 10% bursary towards tuition fees. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
UK students may be able to apply for a UK government-backed loan of up to £11,222 and there may be specific terms and conditions for online courses. Applications should be made through the Student Loans Company. Visit their website to find out more.