Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,000
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Home/EU Scholarships

  • Principal’s Postgraduate Scholarship: A scholarship of £2,000 will be awarded to 1 home/EU student for 1 year. The scholarship will be awarded by a panel of staff and comprises of a reduction in tuition fees for the year.
  • Studio Space Scholarship: The College recognises the challenges that graduates face in finding appropriate studio space in the first few years of their career. The studio space scholarship will provide suitable working studio space for 1 home/EU student for the period of their studies.

International Scholarships

  • Principal’s International Postgraduate Scholarship: There are 3 scholarships of £1,000 available. The scholarships are awarded by a panel of staff and are in the form of a tuition fee reduction.
  • International Studio Space Scholarship: All international students will get a dedicated studio space in order to provide a creative space away from home.

Alumni Discount

  • All graduates of BA (Hons) programmes at Leeds College of Art will qualify for a discount. These discounts are as follows: Full-time discount £600, part-time postgraduate discount £300 each year. International (non UK/EU) students progressing from a Leeds College of Art degree course to the MA in Creative Practice will qualify for a reduction of £1,500 from the advertised postgraduate fee.


  • MA Creative Practice: this unique course encourages students to pursue an individual practice-based research proposal for the duration of the course of study, allowing them to examine and strengthen their own practice. 
  • The course addresses the needs of graduates in art and design who want to continue to develop their practice and develop their identities in the context of the creative and cultural industries. Students will maintain contact with other creative practitioners and develop freelance or other career paths in the context of a portfolio career. This course will prepare those who wish to develop ideas for application to a practice-based PhD.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

32 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 6%
  • Part Time 94%


  • UK 97%
  • Other 3%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Creative arts & design 0 25 25

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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