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 studying here! 

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

Representatives in Turkey

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

SI-UK

SI-UK - Turkey

Istanbul

Büyükdere cd. No:74 Kat:3/10
Torun Center Mecidiyeköy/Istanbul
Tel: +90 2129950735 
Email: istanbul@studyin-uk.com

Entry Requirements

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

At enrolment you should normally have achieved:

  • Successful completion of the Anadolu Lisesi (Anatolian High School Diploma) OR Fen Lisesi (Science High School) or the Lise Diplomasi qualification.

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:

  • Successful completion of the Anadolu Lisesi (Anatolian High School Diploma) OR Fen Lisesi (Science High School) with an overall average of 80%.

  • If you've studied the Lise Diplomasi qualification you will be considered for direct entry to undergraduate studies. 

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