We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

There are many international students enrolled at the University, including from Iceland and across Europe.

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 Iceland

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


Síðumúla 33
108 Reykjavík
Tel: 562-2220
Email: info@lingo.is

Entry Requirements


A strong portfolio/audition is required for all courses.

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

Successful completion of the Stúdentspróf (bóknámsbraut) with a minimum overall score of 5

Plus IELTS 5.0 with no component below 4.5, alternatively, you will have studied English language as part of the Stúdentspróf (bóknámsbraut).

Undergraduate Degrees

Successful completion of the Stúdentspróf (bóknámsbraut) with good grades.

Plus IELTS 5.5 with no component below 5.5. Alternatively, a minimum grade of 6 in the English component of the Stúdentspróf (bóknámsbraut) is acceptable in lieu of IELTS.

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 with no component below 5.5. Alternatively, a minimum grade of 6 in the English component of the Stúdentspróf (bóknámsbraut) is acceptable in lieu of IELTS.