We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

With over 200 international students representing nearly 70 different nationalities, 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 Malaysia

GEN Education

GEN Education
Unit 16.03, 16th Floor, Wisma MCA
163, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (+6) 03 2161 5875
Email: kl@gen-education.com

 

GEN Education Malaysia
Suite 20-01 & 20-02B,
Level 20, The Pinnacle,
Persiaran Lagoon,
Bandar Sunway,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor
Tel: (+6) 03 5624 4477
Email: selangor@gen-education.com

Mabecs

MABECS
B-3A-05 Block B West
PJ8, No.23 Jalan Barat
Seksyen 8, 46050 Petaling Jaya
Selangor, Malaysia
Email: enquiries@mabecs.com

Gradsmate

Gradsmate
A-21-13 Pinnacle PJ
Jalan Utara C, Petaling Jaya
46100 Selangor, Malaysia
Telephone: +603 7497 6611
Email: aileenlam@gradsmate.com

Entry Requirements

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • Successful completion of the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 

You will also need:

  • SELT IELTS for UKVI: Overall score of 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). Please see English Language for more details
  • A short portfolio (application images) that shows your interest and ability in art, design and/or technology
  • One reference to support your application from an academic teacher, tutor or counsellor

Undergraduate Degrees

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia): GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Malaysian Certificate
  • Malaysian Diploma*

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 

*We often accept Diploma holders for advance entry to Year 2. Please email international@leeds-art.ac.uk to enquire.

 

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