After you successfully complete your course at the International Study Centre you will progress to the University of Leeds, internationally recognized for its research-based curriculum, pioneering approach to teaching, fantastic student experience, state-of-the-art facilities and excellent graduate prospects.

Facts and figures

  • A triple top 15 University according to the three leading UK University guides
  • A world top 100 university (QS World Rankings 2020)
  • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017)
  • Ranked Top 5 for Student Experience and Student Welfare (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018)
  • One of 24 research-intensive, world-class universities that make up the Russell Group
  • Ranked in the top 10 in the UK for research power (REF 2014)


Teaching at the University of Leeds is designed to develop your knowledge and skills, so that you can be a part of the next generation of highly skilled and critical thinkers and graduate with a globally-recognised degree.

You will be taught and inspired by internationally renowned academics who are experts in their fields – University of Leeds staff have been awarded more National Teaching Fellowships than any other university in the UK, reflecting the high quality of teaching.


Whichever subject you choose to study, research will be at the heart of your learning at the University of Leeds. You’ll be close to the breakthroughs that are having a real impact in the world, and have the opportunity to get involved in research happening on campus. Learn more about the world-class facilities and research at Leeds.

Depending on your degree, may have the opportunity to undertake a research project in your final year, giving you a chance to make your own discoveries. Research placements may be available as part of your undergraduate degree.


Many degrees at the University of Leeds give you the opportunity to broaden your learning by studying discovery modules. You can choose a module that is related to your course, or try something completely new.