Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University is a specialist arts University, the only one in the North of England, and is located in Leeds, UK. The University offers bachelor's degree programs in a number of art disciplines including Animation, Creative Writing, Fine Art and Fashion Photography.
  • Average Tuition GBP 15,500
  • International Students 12%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 24,950
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline January 15
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Leeds Arts University offers a number of honours bachelor's degree programs in subjects such as Graphic Design, Textiles, Illustration, Animation and Popular Music Performance. Courses are designed to offer a number of opportunities to connect with industry, while also imparting tips for becoming a successful self-employed artist. Students are also instructed on ‘soft’ skills for better career prospects, including project management, problem-solving, self-motivation and decision-making. 

All international students are guaranteed accommodation through three student residences including the Carlton Hill, Liberty Park, and Liberty Dock residences. Residences are available as shared flats, townhouses, studio flats and single-study bedrooms. The campus organises a number of social activities and events, including a Christmas celebration and day trips into the city. The University also has an International Office to guide and support international students.

  • 01Notable alumni include artists such as Henry Moore and Marcus Harvey.
  • 02The University is ranked 5th in the Design & Crafts subject areas in Guardian League Tables for 2018.
  • 03The University won the Whatuni Award for Best University Facilities in the UK in 2014 and 2016, and was placed second in 2017 and 2018.

Bachelor Programs

  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Animation

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and i more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Comic & Concept Art

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Visual Arts.The program offers courses that focus on the study of three main subfields: fine art (painting, drawing, graphics, s more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Creative Advertising

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Creative Writing

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Creative Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays; and the cont more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Fashion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of textiles, fabrics, ornamentation, and t more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Fashion Design

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Fashion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of textiles, fabrics, ornamentation, and t more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photogr more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Filmmaking

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical a more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Fine Art

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Graphic Design

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmak more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Illustration

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Visual Arts.The program offers courses that focus on the study of three main subfields: fine art (painting, drawing, graphics, s more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Photography

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photogr more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.  

  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BA (Hons) Visual Communication

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Visual Arts.The program offers courses that focus on the study of three main subfields: fine art (painting, drawing, graphics, s more
  • Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

    BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance

    GBP 16,400 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock musi more

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 122
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 94

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum SAT 1100

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University offers a number of scholarships, including seven Vice-Chancellor’s International Undergraduate Scholarships worth £2,000 each.

    School Locations

    Other Information

    Established in 1846

    Other

    The University is ranked 8th in the Times Higher Education National Student Survey 2017, on overall student satisfaction results.

    The Location

    Leeds College of Art, Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2, UK

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