Leeds enjoys a much lower cost of living than London and the south of England. Our international tuition fees are designed to offer value for money.

We offer a 2% early payment discount if full payment is made before 31 August.

Fees for international students entering a course in 2020/21


Tuition fees (per year)

Extended Diploma


Foundation Diploma


BA (Hons) Degree Courses


BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance


Postgraduate (excluding MA Creative Practice & MA Fine Art)


Postgraduate (MA Creative Practice & MA Fine Art)


Please note that international fees are reviewed every year. A small increase is usually applied for continuing students in line with the UK inflation rate.

The tuition fee for the 6-week English language pre-sessional course is £1,600. Please see here for further details. 

International Scholarships

International Progression Awards

International (students from outside the UK/EU) fee-paying students directly progressing from a Leeds Arts University further education course to a Leeds Arts University BA (Hons) degree course, or from a Leeds Arts University BA (Hons) degree course to a Leeds Arts University Postgraduate course will qualify for a tuition fee reduction of £1,750 per year of study. 

No application is necessary - the International Progression Award is awarded automatically. Students in receipt of the International Progression Award are not eligible to apply for the Vice-Chancellor's International Undergraduate or Postgraduate Scholarships. 

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Undergraduate Scholarships 

Seven £2,000 scholarships are available as a tuition fee discount for the first year of study for students entering the first year of a three year degree.  

Applications for 2020 entry are now closed. 

Please download the application form and submit to international@leeds-art.ac.uk 

Deadline: Friday 15 May 2020

You can apply for the scholarship after receiving an offer to study here. Successful recipients will be informed during the first week of June.

The Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarships

Five £3,000 scholarships are available as a tuition fee reduction.

Applications for 2020 entry are now closed. 

Please download the application form and submit to international@leeds-art.ac.uk

Deadline: Friday 15 May 2020

You can only apply for scholarships after receiving an offer to study here. 

Deposit and payment 

We require a non-refundable deposit of £2,021 before we can confirm your offer of a place. This includes £2,000 towards tuition fees, plus a £21 charge for a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies Certificate (CAS). This should be paid by bank transfer.

Please note that you will be liable for any bank charges incurred. If payment will be made on your behalf by someone else (such as an employer), please advise us at finance@leeds-art.ac.uk

The details for payment are:
Account name: Leeds Arts University
Account number: 03089618
IBAN: GB34 LOYD 3000 0503 0896 18
BIC Code: LOYDGB 21007
Sort Code: 30-00-05
Bank: Lloyds Bank, 65-68 Briggate, Leeds, LS1 1LH 

On receipt of your deposit and providing you have met all academic conditions, you will be sent a UKVI Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number. You will need this to apply for your Tier 4 student visa. Please make your visa application without delay.

Managing your finances 

The international student calculator will help you work out how to manage your money and build a budget for living and studying in the UK.