Tuition Fees


Home & EU Students 

Full Time Home Students

Fees (per year)


BA (Hons)/BMus courses Yr 1*


BA (Hons)/BMus courses Yr 2


BA (Hons)/BMus courses Yr 3


The above fees for 2019-20 are subject to government regulations on fees increases. Fees for undergraduate Home and EU students are regulated by the Government. Fees for continuing students may increase by inflation each year.

*In November 2019 a one-off cash scholarship of £500 (payable only in the first year) is available to students who directly progress from one of the University's further education courses to one of the University's undergraduate courses.

Students with a First Degree

Fees for entry onto a BA (Hons)/BMus course commencing 2019-20: £10,000

For more information on fees for students who have already studied a higher education course please see:

Full Time International Students

International fees chargeable for the year 2019-20

Fees for new starters in 2019-20


BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance (Year 1)


BA (Hons) all other courses (for students entering Year 1)


BA (Hons) courses (for students entering Year 2)


Fees for continuing students in 2019-20


BA (Hons) courses (Year 2)


BA (Hons) courses (Year 3)


Tuition fees will increase in subsequent years by inflation.

International (non UK/EU) fee paying students directly progressing from a Leeds Arts University further education course to a Leeds Arts University BA (Hons) degree course will qualify for the International Progression Award. This is a tuition fee reduction of £1,750 per year (£1,500 for students entering Level 6 in 2019).   


Postgraduate Education 

Fees (per year)

Full Time


Fees (per year)

Part Time





Graduates of the University (alumni discount)*



Continuing part-time students






International graduates of the University (alumni discount)*



* Only graduates directly progressing from BA (Hons) or the Access to HE courses at Leeds Arts University will qualify for the discount. Fees for continuing students may increase by inflation each year.

Note: Overseas students requiring a Tier 4 visa for study must be full time. 

Further Education



Tuition Fee

(19 year olds

and above)*



Extended Diploma in Art & Design

£4,291 (new & returning students)

Access to HE Diploma (Art & Design)


*Please note, there are no fees for students aged under 19 on 31st August in the year their course commences or for students aged 19-23 studying their first level 2 or level 3 qualification.

Students aged 19 and over are able to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay for their course fees for Foundation Diploma, Extended Diploma and Access to HE Diploma (Art & Design). You can find out more about the loan at -learning-loans

Please note the tuition fee for Extended Diploma is subject to inflation for the second year of the course.

Further information regarding Further Education finance can be found here.

The funding rules on fees and funding eligibility are complex and potential students are encouraged to contact the University’s Student Welfare team to discuss their particular circumstances.

Full Time International Students 2019-20


Tuition fees

Extended Diploma

£11,300 (new student per year)
£11,000 (returning student)

Foundation Diploma


Useful fee information

For information on the new funding

For further information

International Students click here

Early Payment Discount

Students who pay their fees in full before the 31st August will receive a discount of 2%.

All payment schemes are subject to review, update and terms and conditions. For further details please contact Finance on 0113 2028006.