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We accept a range of qualifications

Applying to Leeds is easy...Our UCAS code is L23, we look forward to receiving your application

We aim to provide fair and equal access to anyone who has the potential to benefit from our education.

International applicants from outside the UK (EU and worldwide) will find information about how to apply on the international section of the site.

1.    Choose your course

We offer an exciting range of courses including single honours (just one subject) or joint honours (two subjects). Have a look at our Coursefinder

If you don't have the formal qualifications for immediate entry to a degree course, you can take a foundation course. These courses help you prepare for degree-level studies and gain the necessary academic background.

Find out more about the foundation courses we offer

2.    Check the entry requirements for your course

There will be specific qualification, grade and subject requirements for your chosen course, so be sure to check what these are. If you're unsure about whether you meet the entry requirements contact the department directly and they'll be able to advise you. Have a look at the University's admissions policy for 2014 entry.

3.    Apply to do a degree at Leeds

For a full-time degree apply online at

Our UCAS code is L23.

For a part-time degree apply directly

You'll need to think about:

  • which subjects interest you
  • how long you want to study for
  • what grades you might obtain
  • your future career options
  • whether you'd prefer to live at home or in halls
  • financial support available to you

For some helpful advice on completing your application form and personal statement see our guide to applying

For details on when to apply and accommodation and some scholarships deadlines see our application timetable

The UCAS website provides comprehensive information on the entire application process, from choosing your university and course right through to starting university and settling into student life. You can also find lots of helpful information on the website. 0113 343 2336