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

35 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 25%
  • Part Time 75%


  • UK 100%

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

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.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Postgraduate Scholarship (two available): a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees, awarded 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.
  • International Studio Space Scholarship: All international students will get a dedicated creative studio space.
  • International Progression Award: a £1,750 reduction in the advertised postgraduate fee for non UK/EU fee-paying students, progressing from a Leeds Arts University BA (Hons) degree. 
  • Alumni discount: £600 (full-time student) or £300 per year (part-time student) for graduates of BA (Hons) programmes at Leeds Arts University.