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How to Apply

How to apply

If you haven't yet decided which course you would like to apply for, please see our full list of courses.

What to include with your application

To avoid unnecessary delays, please use the list below to check that you have included everything that we need to process your application.

  • Certs/Transcripts of academic qualifications
  • Proof of English language - most international students demonstrate their English level through an IELTS test, taken at a UK Visa and Immigrations approved test centre. If you have another qualification to evidence your English level, please contact our International Office
  • Personal statement
  • At least 1 reference (Unless the Course Finder specifies 2)
  • Photocopy of passport

We will use these documents to ensure that you meet our entry requirements and to inform our visa process. If you do not submit these documents at the time of application, your application will be delayed as we will have to contact you again.

If you have any problems either obtaining or sending the documents, please email us at internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk for advice.

To check the qualification equivalents in your country, please email us at internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk with your qualifications. For information on how to take the IELTS through the British Council, click here.

Secure English Language Tests (SELTs)

As of 6 April 2015 the Home Office updated the list of Secure English Language Tests (SELTs). For information on the new SELT list please go to the Home Office website.

If you are applying from outside of the UK and you require a SELT for your course then you must take the ‘IELTS for UKVI academic test’ at one of the UKVI-approved IELTS test centres (unless you took your IELTS on or before 5 April 2015). For information on approved test centres and to register for an approved IELTS test please go to the IELTS website.

If you are unsure as to whether the course you are applying for requires a SELT then please contact the International Office by email at internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or by telephone on +44 113 812 1111.

Need help?

If you have any questions or need help with your application, please don't hesitate to email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk. Our friendly team will be happy to help.

Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact your nearest representative for further support. Please note that agents may charge for selected services.

Extra financial help

Applying from India

Please contact:
Leeds Beckett University – Team India
M-46, Second Floor, Shopping Centre
Greater Kailash-II
New Delhi-110048
Tel No.: 0091-11-41436580/81, 9810722137
Fax: 0091-11-40536503
Email: team@leedsbeckettindia.com
Website: www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/india

Applying from China

Please contact:
Mr Xingfei Liu, China Business Development Manager
Room 1001, China Life Tower, 16 Chaoyangmenwai Avenue, Beijing 100020, China
电话 (Phone): +86 10 8525 1111-335
Fax: +86 10 8525 1001
手机 (Mobile):+ 86 15901 085535
微信 (Email): x.f.liu@leedsbeckett.ac.uk


NCUK logoLeeds Beckett University is a founder member of NCUK. NCUK has been providing international students with a pathway onto a UK university programme since 1987.

NCUK offers foundation and graduate pathways, which are taught in their accredited centres around the world. If you pass your NCUK programme, you are guaranteed a place at one of the 11 university members of the consortium.

All NCUK programmes include a unique 'English for Academic Purposes' module, which will give you the language and study skills you need to prepare you for study at a UK university.

To find out more, please visit: www.ncuk.ac.uk

NCUK Anniversary Scholarships

In celebration of 25 years of success, the NCUK universities have come together to design and launch a £1 million Success Fund. This fund consists of the NCUK Anniversary Scholarships and the NCUK Leadership Programme, and is available to students in China, Nigeria and South Korea.

Hear what our students and staff have to say about NCUK's programmes, and how they fully prepare students for study at Leeds Beckett University.

International FAQs

Plus Icon Do I need to attend a course interview?
Certain courses require an interview as part of the entrance requirements. Please note that this is a requirement of our University and not part of the immigration process. This information is detailed in the course requirements section of the Online Prospectus. Please note: You will be required to evidence your English language ability through one of the qualifications listed in our University entrance requirements. This cannot be met through interview alone.
Plus Icon How will I make friends with other students?
To help you make friends with other international and home students, we run a mentor scheme and an International Social Network. Leeds Beckett International Mentors gives new students the opportunity to make new friends quickly and to benefit from the support and advice of current students keen to share their experience. We also run an International Social Network, which holds social activities and trips through-out the year and keeps you up to date with part-time work and other important information. For more details of all our mentor scheme or social network, please email Kathryn Firth.
Plus Icon What are the annual living costs?
In addition to tuition fees, we recommend that you budget to cover other costs, including accommodation, food, transport and social activities

It is difficult to suggest to you exactly how much money you will need to support yourself, as each person's circumstances will be different, but please see below for guidance:

Living expenses (including accommodation): ££9,135
Please note that these living expenses are estimated and dependent on your lifestyle.

Check out www.studentcalculator.org.uk/international/ for great advice and tools to help you plan and manage your budget whilst studying in the UK.
Plus Icon How can I get help with my visa and the immigration process?
Our International Student Advice Centre (ISAC) can provide support and advice about many issues which may affect you, including visas, immigration, employment, financial difficulties, childcare facilities, emotional support, and any general matters.

Advice is offered free of charge and follows the Rules and Code of Standards of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) and the United Kingdom Border Agency.

For support with visa and immigration etc, contact us at:

Tel: +44 113 812 5612 / 5620 / 5735

Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner.

The International Student Advice Centre at Leeds Beckett University is regulated under OISC guidelines to give immigration advice. The OISC (Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner) is an independent organisation that monitors immigration advice and services. Advisers have to attend regular training to be able to do this.

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