University of Leeds International Study Centre

Russell Group Universities

The Russell Group Universities are a highly selective group of UK institutions who meet the highest criteria for academic excellence


Leeds University was ranked 15th in the Uk by the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2021 and is a world top 100 university according to the QS World Rankings 2021. It is one of the 24 research-intensive, world-class universities that make up the Russell Group and is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for research power (REF 2014).

The two-semester foundation course aims to help students develop the skills needed to succeed at an undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds. Once students complete the International Foundation Year and meet all the necessary requirements, they can start the first year of their chosen undergraduate degree.



Available for international students

Post-study work visa

Available for international students


Elizaveta from Russia
Elizaveta from Russia
International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering and Computing Petroleum Engineering
"I want to say is a big thank you to the International Study Centre because it gave me the basics I needed for the University of Leeds."
Ivy from Kenya
Ivy from Kenya
International Foundation Year in Business, Law and Social Studies Now studying BSc (Hons) International Business and Marketing
"There is so much to do in Leeds. I have been here almost two years and I am still discovering new places. When I go home, I want to come back to Leeds. That is how much Leeds means to me. "


Business & Management

International Foundation Year in Business, Law, and Social Studies

Computer Science & IT

International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering, and Computing

Engineering & Technology

International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering, and Computing

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

International Foundation Year in Business, Law, and Social Studies

Natural Science & Mathematics

International Foundation Year in Science, Engineering, and Computing

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
£ 25,696 Average cost per year
£ 13,889Tuition
£ 6,690Housing
£ 5,117Other

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

School Transcript

Submission Deadlines

September 2021
Application Deadline:August 01, 2021
Program Start:September 22, 2021
January 2022
Application Deadline:December 29, 2021
Program Start:January 24, 2022