We are a university partner of NCUK - a group of 16 universities that helps international students access and succeed at university. It has helped more than 30,000 students since 1987.

Take part in foundation and graduate pathway programmes, which are taught and quality assured by a global network of more than 50 NCUK study centres.

All NCUK qualifications include a language and study skills preparation module called English for Academic Purposes (EAP) to help you gain the skills you need to succeed at university.

A dedicated NCUK team can also help you with university applications.

To find out more about entry requirements and our courses, contact our pathways team at

View our profile page on NCUK.


International students can apply for a range of scholarships and bursaries. NCUK candidates can apply for these, as well as specific NCUK awards for undergraduates. These are offered by the Business School and the Faculty of Engineering.

Students currently on the NCUK International Foundation Year may be eligible for:

Students currently on the NCUK Engineering International Year One will be eligible for a partial fee waiver once you are enrolled on the Leeds degree programme. This would be provided for each year of the programme at Leeds, subject to making satisfactory academic progress.

International postgraduate applicants can search for scholarships across all subject areas in our Masters scholarships directory.

Find out more about the NCUK scholarships.