We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

There are many students from Europe and Asia currently enrolled at Leeds Arts University.

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If you need any assistance please don't hesitate to contact Leeds Arts University directly at international@leeds-art.ac.uk.

Representatives in Azerbaijan

StudyNet Group

StudyNet Group

AF Business House 5th Floor

Nizami street 203B

Baku 1010


Tel: +994 12 310 00 23

Email: edu@studynet-group.com

Entry Requirements


A strong portfolio/audition is required for all courses.


Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Svidetel'stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii).

Plus IELTS for UKVI 5.0 with no component below 4.5 (IELTS for UKVI is the only test accepted by UK Visas & Immigration for entry to Further Education courses).

Undergraduate Degrees

If you have completed the Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Svidetel'stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii), will need to take an additional course before applying for an undergraduate degree at Leeds Arts University.

This will usually be achieved by completing a recognised foundation course, such as our Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, or other comparable qualification.

Students who have completed one year studying a Bachelor (Bakalavr) or Specialist Diploma at a recognised institution, with an average score of at least 3.5 out of 5 are invited to apply to our undergraduate courses.

Each application will require a strong portfolio of art/design work, plus evidence of your English Language ability equivalent to IELTS 5.5 with no component less than 5.5. Please see English Language for details of accepted qualifications.

Postgraduate Degrees

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution, normally in a relevant subject or a relevant professional qualification at an equivalent level, supported by a portfolio of work.

Candidates holding other academic qualifications will also be considered for admission provided they have substantial relevant professional experience and a portfolio of work.

For MA Creative Practice please include a proposal with your application outlining the area of practice you wish to develop, what you hope to achieve, a bibliography of books and resources you intend to use and the facilities and support you believe you will need.

Plus evidence of your English Language ability equivalent to IELTS 6.0.