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 2018/19 


Tuition fees (per year)

Extended Diploma


Foundation Diploma


BA (Hons) Degree Courses


BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance




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.

International Scholarships

International Progression Awards

International (non UK/EU) fee paying students 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. 

No application 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 your first year of study. 

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

Deadline: Applications for 2018 entry are now open - the deadline to apply is Friday 18th May. 

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

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

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

Deadline: Applications for 2018 entry are now closed - the deadline to apply was Friday 18 May

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 TSB Bank, 8th Floor, 6/7 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 1NX 

On receipt of your acceptance and deposit, and providing that you have met all academic conditions, we will confirm your place with the UKVI.

You will be sent a UKVI Confirmation of Acceptances for Studies (CAS) number. You will need this to apply for your Tier 4 student visa, and you should make your 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.