Year of entry 2024
- Start date
- September 2024
- Delivery type
- On campus
- 4 years full time
The Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Design) offers an opportunity to those international students who have the potential and motivation to succeed, but do not yet have the formal qualifications required for entry to Year 1 of a University of Leeds Design related undergraduate degree programme.
The University of Leeds International Foundation Year is one of the most established and successful programmes of its type in the UK. For more than 30 years it has been helping high-achieving international students to realise their ambition of studying for an undergraduate degree at the University. During this year of study, all your teaching is delivered by academic staff at the University and you are taught on campus and have full access to our facilities.
The Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Design) is an extended 4-year degree. It offers an opportunity to those international students who have the potential and motivation to succeed, but who do not yet have the formal qualifications required for entry to Year 1 of a University of Leeds Design-related undergraduate degree programme.The International Foundation Year will provide a firm grounding in the subjects required for continuation on to undergraduate study. Successful completion of the initial year will guarantee you progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree at Leeds.
The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our terms and conditions.
Year 1 compulsory modules
|Introduction to Design and Creative Thinking||40|
|Academic Study Skills for Arts and Social Sciences||40|
Year 1 optional modules (selection of typical options shown below)
|Art and Cultural History||40|
|Exploring the Arts and Humanities||40|
Learning and teaching
On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.
Please go to the International Foundation Year website for details on how to apply and entry requirements.
UK: £9,250 (per year)
International: £23,000 (per year)
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 on our living costs and budgeting page.
Scholarships and financial support
Student profile: Heba Attiah
There was a really diverse mix of students in my class, students from Japan, Africa, India – the whole world!.. I now have groups of friends from all over the world and still stay in touch with them.Find out more about Heba Attiah's time at Leeds