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Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University is one of only a few specialist arts universities in the UK and the only one in the North of England. Its students enjoy a small, close-knit community in a creative atmosphere where anything feels possible. Located in close proximity to unique national collections, students also benefit from the individual advice and insight of staff who are expert in their fields.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

36 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 17%
  • Part Time 83%


  • UK 94%
  • Other 6%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 0 35 35

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Postgraduate support includes a range of scholarships and an alumni discount; please refer to the university website for details.

  • Vice-Chancellor's Postgraduate Scholarship: a £2,000 reduction in tuition fees for one year, awarded to one home/EU student selected by a panel of staff.
  • Studio Space Scholarship: knowing the challenges faced by graduates in finding appropriate studio space when starting their career, the university will provide suitable working studio space for one home/EU student for the period of their studies.
  • Alumni discount: £600 (full-time student) or £300 per year (part-time student) for graduates of BA (Hons) programmes at Leeds Arts University.