How to Apply

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Please note current applications to University Centre Leeds are subject to our application to become a UKVI sponsor for international students: applications will be considered in the meantime and we will notify you as soon as possible & if we are able to offer you a place in Sept 2024, according to our sponsor license application result.


1. Apply online

Our new online application form allows you to quickly receive an assessment and reply to your course request.

2. Speak with an advisor

One of our helpful International Office staff will be in touch with you directly, or your agent if you have one.

3. Receive an offer letter

If your application is successful, you’ll receive a conditional offer letter from us. We’ll be here to talk to you about your next steps and explain any conditions you need to meet, as well as discussing payment plan for your fees.

4. Confirm your offer

By confirming your offer and securing your place with us as soon as possible, you’ll have enough time to plan your accommodation, visas and travel plans.

5. Pay your fees

The first step to confirming your course is to pay your deposit fee which is 50% of your course fees and return your signed acceptance form. You can find out more about paying your fees here.

6. Receive your CAS

After paying your fees, your International Admissions Advisor will issue your Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) so you'll be able to start applying for your visa.

7. Access visa and accommodations support

We offer completely free guidance on applying for your visa and booking your accommodation. We can even recommend you to a local visa service, free of charge.

8. Plan for your arrival

We offer a pre-departure pack full of helpful advice, as well as an induction pack which includes all the exciting events you can enjoy once you arrive, and the practical steps you will need to organize prior to your arrival- accommodation, airport transfers , opening a bank account and more.

We can’t wait to welcome you to the International Office at Leeds University Centre. No matter what you need help with, we are here for you. From arranging airport transfers to the University Centre, to answering any questions you have, we want you to feel as prepared as possible about studying with us.

How do I apply through UCAS?

Browse our courses, check the entry requirements and make a note of the UCAS code.

Visit the UCAS how to apply pages for step-by-step guide on this.

You will need to know: 

  • University Centre Leeds’ UCAS institution codeL21
  • The UCAS course code for your course – you can find this on the course’s page on our website, or in our Prospectus. 

Browse courses on our website

Search courses directly on UCAS

Everyone applying between September and the UCAS deadline on 31 January will have equal consideration, regardless of when they apply. We also consider applications throughout the year, as long as there are still places available on that course. 

Once submitted, our Admissions Office will process your application. Once the application has been carefully considered, you’ll find out if you have received an offer through the UCAS Hub.

Still have questions?

If you need any help with your application, or have any questions about the process, please get in contact with us and we will be happy to answer your questions.

Our friendly team is here to support you through the whole journey.

Online Information Sessions

University Centre Leeds holds online information sessions throughout the year to help students applying to Higher Education, and their parents and carers.

Get help from our team on topics including UCAS personal statements, advice for parent and carers, support for mature students, student finance and more.

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