The University of Leeds is a truly international university; each year approximately 5000 students from outside the UK choose to study with us.
International applications are made through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). Full instructions on how to apply are available at www.ucas.com
We have many international students and we make offers with reference to most recognised national and international qualifications on an individual basis.
Country specific requirements can be found below. If your country or qualification does not appear in this list or you have any further queries, please contact the relevant admissions team.
All applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirements e.g. GCSE English with Grade C or higher, or TOEFL/IELTS. Where other English language qualifications are accepted, these are indicated below.
* Please note that the standard offer in the table below is our minimum requirement, further qualifications and subjects may be required for your chosen course of study. If you have any queries before applying please contact the relevant admissions team.
||Diploma||Grade 8 (or 80%) with 9 (or 90%) in Maths plus specific subjects e.g. Physics or Chemistry and 5 in English|
||Apolytirio of Lykeio||19/20 and A at A-level in a relevant subject + 17/20 in English|
||European Baccalaureate||Score of at least 8.5 (or 85%) overall including 8-8.5 (or 80-85%) in Mathematics and 6 (or 60%) in English|
||Ylioppilastutkinto / studentexamen (Matriculation Examination)||7 overall including 7 in Mathematics plus 3 (or B) in English|
||Baccalauréat||13.5 overall including 13 in Mathematics and 10 in English|
||Baccalauréat avec Option Internationale (International Baccalaureat)||13.5 overall including 13 in Mathematics and 10 in English|
||Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Abitur (High School Leaving Certificate)||1.2 overall including 13 in Mathematics and 10 in English|
||Apolytirio of Lykeio||19/20 including 19 in Mathematics plus 17/20 English|
||Higher Secondary School Certificates - Indian School Certificate (ISC) / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate||85% overall including 85% Mathematics and 70% English|
||Leaving Certificate passed at Higher / Honours level Grades A - C||A1A1A2A2A2A2 including Mathematics and English|
||Esame di Stato||85% overall including 80% Mathematics|
||Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education (KSSOSO) (Considered equivalent to Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (AVEC)/BTECNational Diploma Standard)||5 overall including 5 in Mathematics (Graded on a 1-5 scale with 5 being classed as "Excellent")|
||Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Attestation of General Secondary Education)
||80% overall, including 85% in Maths.|
||Brandos Atestatas||9/10 overall with 85% in 3 exams at State Level including Mathematics (we accept State Exam for English as 1 of the 3 required subjects but we will still require TOEFL/IELTS)|
||STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia - Malaysia Higher School Certificate)||AAA including Mathematics|
||INTI Diploma/Degree||60% overall with 60% for English and Mathematics modules|
||Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO)||Grade 9 overall including 9 Mathematics and 6 in English|
||Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (formerly Examen Artium up to 1981)||Score of 6 including 6 in Mathematics with 3 in English|
||HSSC Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate||HSSC and FSC equivalent to GCSE - also supplemented by A-Levels (AAA as standard offer including Mathematics)|
||Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura (pre-2005)||Pass overall, Grades 5,5,5, in Mathematics, English and one other subject plus IELTS/TOEFL|
||Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura (post-2005)||Score of 90% overall - including 85% Mathematics - plus 70% for English at Advanced Level|
||Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano)||Score of 19.5 with at least 14 in English and 19 in Mathematics|
||Diplomă de Bacalaureat||9.5 overall including 9 for Mathematics|
||Título de Bachillerato||Grade 9 overall with 9 in Maths and 6 in English|
||Avgangsbetyg/Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola||MGV (Exceptional) to include Mathematics and English|
|USA||(SATS) SAT1 and SATR||550 in each for 3 subjects for SAT1/SATR. Plus Grade 5 for 3 Group A Advanced Placement (AP) subjects including Maths.|
||West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE)||GCSE level - sent to International Foundation Year|
||International Baccalaureate||35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level including 5 for Mathematics|
||Cambridge Pre-University||D3, D3, D3 including Mathematics|
We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of alternative UK qualifications.