The International Foundation Year is a nine month programme which fully prepares you for entry onto an undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds. Based on campus, all of your teaching will be delivered by University of Leeds academics and you will have full access to University facilities.

“I Joined the University in September 2013 on the International Foundation Year and I am now a second year student on the BA Fashion Marketing course. The facilities at the University of Leeds are wonderful. ”
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University of the Year 2017

“Each September we are proud to welcome high achieving students from across the world onto the Leeds International Foundation Year.”

Anne Lawrence - Director of International Pathway Programmes

University facts

  1. 1Ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2016).
  2. 2University of the Year | The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  1. 3Ranked in the top 10 universities for research power in the UK (REF 2014).
  2. 4Ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for student experience (Times Higher 2014, 2015, 2016).