We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

With over 200 international students representing nearly 70 different nationalities, our students enjoy a diverse, close-knit community in a creative atmosphere where anything feels possible. 

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 Canada

Representatives in Canada

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

SI-UK

SI-UK - Canada

Toronto 
Suite 300,150 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9, Canada
Tel: +1 416 998 8532
Email: toronto@studyin-uk.com

Entry Requirements

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • Successful completion of the Canadian Secondary School Graduation Diploma (all provinces)  

You will also need:

 

  • One reference to support your application from an academic teacher, tutor, or counsellor
  • A short portfolio (application images) to demonstrate your interest and ability in art, design, and/or technology

Undergraduate Degrees

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

Completion of the Secondary School Diploma of all provinces/territories as follows:

  • British Columbia: An overall grade of 70% in 5 grade 12 subjects 
  • Ontario: An overall average of 70% in 6 grade 12 University or University/College preparation modules 
  • Quebec: An overall average of 70% in 5 DEC (Diplôme d’Études Collégiales) subjects 
  • All other provinces/territories: An overall average of 70% in 5 grade 12 subjects 

You will also need:

  • One reference to support your application from an academic teacher, tutor or counsellor 
  • A short portfolio (application images) 

 

Applicants for BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance will also need:

  • Pass a Leeds Arts University digital audition in the year prior to entry demonstrating a high level of performing ability – equivalent to ABRSM/Rockschool/Trinity Grade 8.

  • Your Grade 5 Theory will be assessed through your practical performance of an original song, instrumental composition, or arrangement of an existing song that has been uploaded to a suitable video sharing platform (YouTube, Vimeo, or Weibo) for remote review. Depending on the outcome, the requirement for a formal Grade 5 Music Theory qualification may be waived.

Postgraduate Degrees

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • An undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent in a subject related to your proposed course of study or;

  • A degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma /professional qualification

You will also need:

  • A short portfolio (application images) 
  • One reference to support your application from an academic or a creative practitioner

Applicants who hold a degree from another discipline or have experiential learning in lieu of a degree that can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills may also be considered for entry using our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.