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 Japan

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

SI-UK

SI-UK Japan

Tokyo
3rd Floor Takagi Bldg, 2-15-14,
Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku,
Tokyo 141-0021
Tel: +81 3 5272 9143
Email: tokyo@ukeducation.jp

Osaka 

2F Nissei Building East,
2-2-13 Shibata, Kita-ku,
Osaka 530-0012
Tel: +81 6 6147 5681
Email: osaka@ukeducation.jp

SI-UK Tokyo

5th Floor, Boulevard Bldg,

Jinnan 1-16-3, Shibuya,

Tokyo, 150-0041

Tel: 03-5272-9143

Email: tokyo@ukeducation.jp

Contact: Richard Emery

Japan College of Foreign Languages

Japan College of Foreign Languages

1 Chome-5-16 Shimoochiai

Shinjuku City

Tokyo 161-0033

Japan

Email: world@dream.jcfl.ac.jp

beo

beo Tokyo 

Okada Bldg. 
4F, 1-19-8 Shibuya, 
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0002

Email: study@beo.jp

beo Osaka 

3rd floor Inoi Building 2
2-9-19 Shibata, Kita-ku
Osaka, 530-0012, Japan

Tel: 81(0) 6 6371 1116 
Email: osaka@beo.jp

beo Tokyo Office (Japan Head Office)

5th Floor FORECAST SHINJUKU SOUTH Building,
4-3-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku,
Tokyo, 160-0022 Japan

beo Osaka Office

3rd Floor Inoi Building 2,
2-9-19 Shibata, Kita-ku,
Osaka, 530-0012 Japan

Entry Requirements

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • Successful completion of the 高等学校卒業証書 (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho - Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

You will also need:

 Please see English Language for more details

  • A 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:

  • The 高等学校卒業証書 (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho - Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) PLUS an additional course, such as our Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, or other comparable qualification

You will also need:

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

 

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:

  • Evidence of your English Language ability equivalent to IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5. Please see English Language for details of accepted qualifications
  • 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.