We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

There are many international students enrolled at Leeds Arts University including from Bahrain and its neighbouring countries.

Read our international student profiles to find out more about them! 

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

Representatives in Bahrain

We currently work with the following educational representatives who can provide face-to-face support with your application.

Education Links
Flat 104, Building 106, Road 20, Block 331
Mahooz, PO Box 54329, Kingdom of Bahrain
Tel: +973 1725 5909
Email: educationlinks@live.com

Entry Requirements


A strong portfolio of art/design work is required for all courses.

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

You should achieve one of the following:

- 1 GCE A Level pass

- 3 x International Baccalaureate Certificates: 2 HL and 1 SL (Grade 4+ in each)

- American High School Diploma: GPA 3.0


- IELTS for UKVI* 5.0

*this is the only test accepted by UK Visas & Immigration for entry to Further Education courses

Undergraduate Degrees

You should achieve one of the following:

- A Levels: Grades BBC

- International Baccalaureate Diploma: 26 points

- American High School Diploma plus SATs, ACTs or AP (see USA page)


- IELTS 5.5

Postgraduate Degrees

You should achieve:

- Bachelor degree from a recognised university n Bahrain

- IELTS 6.0