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 15,000
  • Students 1,170
  • International Students 5.5%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 24,135
  • 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

    ANIMATION

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    In this BA (HONS) program you'll study traditional and contemporary forms of animation, developing a deep understanding of what animation is and challenging what it could be.

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

    COMIC AND CONCEPT ART

    GBP 15,000 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; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

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

    CREATIVE ADVERTISING

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    This is an outstandingly strategic and creative (HONS) programme that nurtures individuality through collaboration. It is designed to produce a new wave of creative leaders in advertising.

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

    FASHION

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    During the BA (Hons) Fashion degree programme you will develop your creativity through one of two pathways; Fashion Communication and Fashion Design.

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

    FASHION BRANDING AND COMMUNICATION

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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

    FASHION DESIGN

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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

    FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    The BA (Hons) Fashion Photography degree will ensure you experience the exciting processes involved in the production of fashion images. Helping you to understand how to be innovative and visually communicate in a dynamic way.

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

    FILMMAKING

    GBP 15,000 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 analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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

    FINE ART

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    The BA (Hons) Fine Art degree involves you in a diverse, lively community of creative people experimenting, challenging, learning and engaged in the business of being an artist in the contemporary world.

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

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    The studio is the focus, a creative space with an innovative and engaging atmosphere. You will benefit immediately from exposure to the structures and disciplines of a studio environment, learning how individual and collaborative creativity combine.

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

    ILLUSTRATION

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    This challenging and exciting programme has developed out of the extremely successful illustration stream within our Graphic Design degree and has quickly become a popular choice for those who are serious about becoming a professional illustrator.

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

    PHOTOGRAPHY

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    Our BA (Hons) Photography degree will encourage you to critically consider every aspect of this art form, from the composition to the audience to post-production.

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

    Popular Music Performance

    GBP 16,000 Tuition Fee

    BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance program that focuses on the associated knowledge and skills . 

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

    PRINTED TEXTILES & SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    This very prestigious BA (HONS) programme produces some outstanding graduates who go on to exceptional international careers. Even while still at the College, many students regularly sell their work to textile and surface pattern design industries.

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

    VISUAL COMMUNICATION

    GBP 15,000 Tuition Fee

    A multi-disciplinary BA (HONS) visual design degree programme with a clear focus on communication. We are looking for independent thinkers who want to make meaningful work, which is beautifully executed.

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Admission Requirements

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

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

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

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    Established in 1846

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

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