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Return to learning with University Centre Leeds

Full and part-time degrees for your next career move. Applications open for 2024. 

Discover our courses

Get a degree that works for you. Join us this September. 

At University Centre Leeds we celebrate every student journey, whether you’re returning to study or retraining in a new field.

It's normal to feel apprehensive about returning to education. That's why we offer a wide range of support from starting your application to graduation.

All our courses are designed to fit around your commitments, helping to make your return to education seamless. 

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Explore our subjects

We offer over 50 full and part-time degree courses in a range of subject areas, covering everything from teaching to healthcare.

Explore our subject areas

“As a mature student with kids University Centre Leeds is the ideal place for me.

The two days a week allow me to fit my life around studying and I don't have to stress about childcare.”

Sajida Begum, Level 4 Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

What makes us different?

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What can I study?

All our courses are available to study as a mature student, provided you meet our entry requirements (found on each course page).

We welcome applications from those who may not meet our academic criteria, but have demonstrable experience in their chosen field.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with our admissions team to discuss a potential application. 

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How to apply

Once you’ve found a course you’re interested in, there’s two easy routes to applying.

1. Apply through UCAS

if you are interested in any full-time undergraduate courses, except Teacher Training. 

2. Apply direct via our website

if you are a part-time or teacher training applicant. Our direct application form is found on the relevant course pages. 

How to apply

“I thought I’d feel out of depth doing a degree but was talked through it during a casual call which turned into a course interview.

I'm now finding the degree really interesting and looking forward to progressing.” 

Sabrina Kitching, Level 4 Health and Wellbeing

Popular subject areas with our mature learners

Visit us at an open day

Hear from staff, discover student support available, and find out why we're top for student satisfaction in the city (NSS 2023).

Hear from our mature students

Amy Lickley shares her experiences of being a mature student on our Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) at University Centre Leeds.

Ready to get started?

Follow these simple steps to start your journey with University Centre Leeds this September.

Browse our subject areas and find your dream course. 

Request your free copy today for an in-depth dive into our courses and the support we offer. 

Hear from our tutors and get all your questions answered at an online or campus open event. Register your interest today. 

Once you're found a course you're interested in and you're ready to apply, head over to this page to find out how.  

Need more information?

Have any further questions about starting your career journey at University Centre Leeds? Get in touch, we’ll be happy to help!

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