Our Student Welfare Team is here to help you with any questions you may have, or with any difficulties you may encounter. They’re very friendly and approachable, and will do their best to help.


What are the deadlines for applications?

Applications for the Foundation Diploma should generally be received by 15 January.

There is no set deadline for other further education courses, but we recommend you submit your application as soon as possible.

For all degree courses, you must follow the UCAS deadlines.

For all Postgraduate degrees please click here.

How much will my course cost?

Leeds Arts University charge £9,250 per year for full time undergraduate education for UK and EU students.

For other programmes/courses please see our Tuition Fees page.

What is the UCAS code for a course?

Course Title


BA (Hons) Animation


BA (Hons) Comic & Concept Art


BA (Hons) Creative Advertising


 BA (Hons) Creative Writing


BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication


BA (Hons) Fashion Photography


BA (Hons) Fashion Design


BA (Hons) Filmmaking


BA (Hons) Fine Art


BA (Hons) Graphic Design


BA (Hons) Illustration


BA (Hons) Photography


BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance


BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design


BA (Hons) Visual Communication


*Subject to approval March 2019

How do I apply for awards, grants and loans?

You can access this information about student loans at the Student Loans Company

How much will I repay, how and when?

  • Graduates only start paying back their tuition and living cost loans once they are earning £25,000 or more.

  • The amount repaid each month will depend on a graduate’s earnings.

  • Repayments will be 9% of any income over £25,000

  • The loans for tuition fees and for maintenance are treated as one when making repayments

  • The repayments will normally be deducted automatically from your pay packet through the tax system.

  • Interest on your loan will be charged at inflation plus 3% while you are studying, and up until the April after you leave university.

  • From the April after you leave university if you are earning below £25,000, interest will be applied at the rate of inflation.

  • Graduates earning between £21,000 and £41,000 will be charged interest on a sliding scale up to a maximum of inflation plus 3%.

  • Graduates earning above £41,000 will be charged interest at the full rate of inflation plus 3%.

  • All outstanding repayments will be written off after 30 years.


You can access more information at:



When it comes to repaying loans, what happens if I’m not earning?

If you enrolled prior to September 2012 you won’t have to begin repaying your loan until you’re earning £18,330 per year or more.

If you enrolled from September 2012 onward you won't have to begin repaying your loan until you're earning £25,000 per year or more.

What fees do international students pay?

Fees and financial support arrangements for international students are available on our International page.

What additional financial support is available to me?

If you run into money difficulties our Student Welfare Team can offer you support including budgeting tips, and help applying for a loan.

There are different loans available for different levels of study.

For more information on what is available to you please select your level of study from the links below:

Undergraduate Financial Support

Further Education Finance

The government also provides useful information on their website www.gov.uk/student-finance

What accommodation is available?

How do I book my accommodation?

Information will be sent to those who are made an offer about how to book their accommodation through the University.

Why Leeds Arts University?

We are a specialist arts university and invest in a high level of dedicated resource to enhance the student experience. We have: