Leeds University is a public research university based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1904, the University of Leeds dates back to the 19th century and is now one of the largest universities in the UK with more than 39,000 students and 9,000 foreign students from over 170 different countries.
Leeds is the world's top 40 most foreign university (Times Higher Education 2019) and has accepted international students with a global network of over 270,000 alumni from over 190 countries including 6 Nobel laureates for over 100 years.
Part of the elite Russell Group and a top-100 university worldwide (QS World University Rankings, 2020) Leeds is worldwide renowned for teaching and research excellence.
Leeds also has one of the largest number of courses on offer in the United Kingdom, with over 300 undergraduate and 200 postgraduate programs taught across our seven faculties.
On one-site campus, just a short walk from the lively Leeds town centre, the university has access to art galleries, museums, shopping and sports centres, and green areas. The city center and Headingley, a common residence for students who want to move out of campus, are within walking distance ..
The lively, multicultural town Leeds, West Yorkshire is situated in the middle of the UK, with University campus is just 10 min walking distance from the center of town.
Leeds in the north of England is a big city in Yorkshire, about two hours by train from London. The city is renowned for its cultural attractions such as the sport, music and shopping, museums and evening life. Numerous independent polls have named him as one of the top three shopping destinations in the UK.
After London, Leeds is the second-largest business center in the UK and one of the most common and cost-effective student towns in the UK. The Sunday Times 2019 has called Leeds city center one of the UK's most popular places to stay.
For undergraduates in their first year, the university offers a single accommodation as long as they apply by the time limit. Campus housing is located in the city center or in the famous Headingley and Hyde Park student suburbs.
13th in the Times University Guide 2020
11th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
93rd in the QS World University Rankings 2020
University of Leeds achieved a Gold rating in the2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.
Arts, Humanities and Cultures
Education, Social Sciences and Law
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medicine and Health
Why University of Leeds?
Highly ranked university: Leeds University ranks consistently high at the UK League Tables and is one of Europe's best universities. Leeds is also one of the world's top 100 universities in the QS World University rankings 2020 Leeds is currently in 13th position in the Good University Guide 2020, and is listed in the top 100 universities.
Student-friendly town – a significant part of the population in the Leeds is student.
Excellent transport links: Leeds has fantastic transport links that connect the city to the rest of the UK. Trains to most areas of the country can easily be reached. Leeds also has an airport (Leeds Bradford Airport).
Availability of part-time jobs: in Leeds there are many positions available for graduates.
Qualified Staffs : staff have been awarded 25 National Teaching Fellowships – more than any other university
How to Reach? Or Travel
Leeds is well connected nationally and internationally with excellent transport links by road, rail, and air.
Leeds is well connected to the rest of the UK by affordable, frequent and extensive coach and rail services. London is just under 2 hours and Edinburgh is just 3 hours away by train.
The University of Leeds is serviced by two major airports – Manchester and Leeds Bradford – while London is just over two hours away on the train.
Alistair Brownlee, MBE – Olympic athlete
Alistair McGowan – Actor and impressionist
Piers Sellers, OBE – NASA astronaut
Jacqui Oatley – Sports commentator
Wole Soyinka – Nobel prize-winning playwright
Steve Bell and Kipper Williams (both Fine Art) – Cartoonists
Bekele Geleta – Director-General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Liz Kershaw – Radio presenter
English Language Requirements:
UG – 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component skill.
PG – 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component skill.
Research – 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component skill.
UG – 87 with no less than 20 in listening, 20 in reading, 22 in speaking and 21 in writing.
PG – 92 with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing.
Research – 87 with no less than 20 in listening, 20 in reading, 22 in speaking and 21 in writing.
UG – 60 overall with no less than 56 in any component.
PG – 64 overall with no less than 60 in any component.
Research – 60 overall with no less than 56 in any component.
The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.
Undergraduate – Standard XII English is accepted at 70-75% depending on state board, IELTS 6.0 overall.
Postgraduate – Standard XII English is accepted at 70-75% depending on state board, IELTS 6.5 overall.
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