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!

We visit Singapore at least twice per year and work in partnership with Nanyang Polytechnic.

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

Representatives in Singapore

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

Educational Link Overseas
Far East Shopping Centre, #06-04
545 Orchard Road
Singapore 238882
Tel: +65 6238 7310 / 6235 1080

JACK Study Abroad

JACK Study Abroad
#08-02 Orchard Gateway@Emerald
218 Orchard Road
Tel: (+65) 6737 6734
Email: info@studyabroad.sg

TheRightU

TheRightU
144 Robinson Road, #11-02
Singapore 068908
Tel: +65 6333 1300
Email: hello@therightu.com

Entry Requirements

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • Singapore or UK A-levels: 72 UCAS Tariff Points.
  • International Baccalaureate: Certificates equivalent to 72 UCAS Tariff Points  

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:

  • Singapore or UK A-levels: 112 UCAS Tariff Points.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 26 points or certificates equivalent to 112 UCAS Tariff Points  
  • Singapore Polytechnic Diploma: GPA 2.7 or higher *

You will also need:

  • Evidence of your English Language ability equivalent to IELTS 5.5 with no component less than 5.5 OR Singapore-Cambridge GCE O Level - English at Grade C6 or above. 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 OR Singapore-Cambridge GCE O Level - English at Grade C6 or above. 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