We are delighted that you are considering studying with us!

There are 4 students from the UAE currently enrolled at Leeds Arts University.

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.

Entry Requirements


A strong portfolio of art/design work is required for all courses.

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

You must achieve one of the following:

- 1 A Level: Pass

- International Baccalaureate Certificates: 2 HL and 1 SL (Grade 4+ in each)

- USA High School Diploma: GPA 3.0


- IELTS for UKVI* 5.0

*this is the only test accepted by UK Visas & Immigration for entry to Further Education courses

Undergraduate Degrees

You must achieve one of the following:

- 3 A Levels: Grades BBC

- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 26 points including HL Visual Arts

- USA High School Diploma: GPA of 3.0 plus SATs, ACTs or AP (see USA page)


- IELTS 5.5

Postgraduate Degrees

- Bachelor degree from a recognised university

- IELTS 6.0

Representatives in UAE

Intelligent Partners

Website: www.intelligentpartners.com

Dubai: +971 4 368 6036

Abu Dhabi: +971 5 590 76556