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10th in the UK

(The Guardian University Guide 2019)

  • University of Leeds was founded in 1904 and are renowned globally for the quality of our teaching and research.

  • Member of the prestigious Russell Group – a collection of 24 research intensive universities in the UK.

  • Ranked among the world top 100  (QS World University Rankings 2019)

  • Ranked 3rd in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

  • Leeds University Business School is one of a small number of business schools globally to be triple-accredited and is ranked in the top 10 business schools for research in the UK (REF 2014).


International Study Centre

Leeds International Study Centre works in collaboration with the University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University to prepare students from outside the UK for successful degree study. Our courses offer students the opportunity to study abroad in the UK, and provide additional support to students who do not meet the entry requirements to apply directly at the University of Leeds.

International Foundation Year


The International Foundation Year in Business, Law and Social Studies will provide you with a rounded introduction to all three topics, as well as offering insight into more focused modules of your choice. A featured core module in Economics will give you the grounding to understand and develop your knowledge in your chosen modules. You will then have the opportunity to tailor your module options towards subjects such as International Relations, Accounting and Politics, to cater to your interests and solidify a clear progression degree.


The International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering and Computing is designed as a versatile introduction to all three of these subjects. A core focus on Pure Mathematics will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the topic, as well as applicable skills for your further study. The chosen modular section of the course provides options of concentrated pathways such as Advanced Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with a view to shape your degree in a way that suits you and the degree you wish to progress to.

Entry Requirement

Age: 17+


English language requirements: Minimum of IELTS 5.0 (including 5.0 in writing)

Academic requirements: SPM school- Form 5, Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths

2019/2020 Term Dates

September 2019 start

Semester 1: 16/09/2019 – 07/02/2020
Semester 2: 10/02/2020 – 12/06/2020

January 2020 start

Semester 1: 06/01/2020 – 09/04/2020
Semester 2: 27/04/2020 – 24/07/2020

2019/20 Tuition Fees

Business, Law and Social Studies- £17,000

Science, Engineering and Computing- £17,800

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