Undergraduate Fees and Funding

Fees, funding and scholarships

Students studying

Tuition fees

Students are required to pay tuition fees on all of our undergraduate courses. The fees you will pay will depend on your nationality and which programme you would like to study.

UK / EU students

If you are a UK or EU student on a full-time undergraduate course you will need to pay the University of Leeds tuition fees.

International students

Undergraduate degree fees for international students are displayed on the respective course page

Living costs are additional. 

Remember that as an international student you will have to prove that you have enough funds to meet tuition fees and living costs in order to be allowed to study in the UK.

Funding and scholarships

We offer a range of funding and scholarship opportunities to support and reward undergraduates who have the potential to be an outstanding student.

If you are a UK or EU student you may also be able to receive government support to help towards your tuition fees and living costs. Leeds University Union offers lots of help and advice on the funding options that may be available to you.

UK / EU scholarships

We are one of the few universities to offer scholarships specifically for Business School students, in addition to the scholarships and bursaries offered across the University. 

These Business School scholarships are awarded to recognise and celebrate candidates who have demonstrated academic excellence and the potential to make a significant contribution to Business School life.

Details of the available scholarships for 2018 entry are listed below:

Business School UK/EU Excellence Scholarships

What is it?

An award of £2,000 per year for each standard year of study. This can either be deducted from academic fees or received via a monthly maintenance payment (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

There are up to five scholarships available. All UK/EU applicants who apply for an undergraduate programme at Leeds University Business School and are classed as UK/EU for fee purposes.

To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Demonstrate sustained academic excellence and evidence your academic achievements, skills and experience. 
  • Explain how you will contribute to your course and benefit academically, personally and professionally during your time at Leeds University Business School

How do I apply?

You can apply for this scholarship by downloading an application form and following the instructions.

What’s the deadline?

Friday 6 April 2018 23:59 (GMT)

When will I be told if I am successful?

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application form and be awarded conditionally upon you meeting the conditions of your offer. Applicants will receive the outcome of this first stage by Friday 4 May 2018.

The award of the scholarship will then be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of your offer. 

Accounting and Finance Division Scholarships
Head Start Achievement Scholarships

How many scholarships are available?

All candidates commencing study on the BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Banking and Finance programmes in September 2018 who obtain a total of 192 UCAS tariff points or higher will qualify for a scholarship.

Value of the scholarships?

The scholarships are a one-off award of £3,000 and will be offered either as a tuition fee deduction or maintenance paid directly into your bank account in monthly instalments.

Who qualifies?

Candidates will automatically qualify for a scholarship if they obtain a total of 192 UCAS tariff points or higher from the following academic qualifications:

  • GCE Advanced A-levels, including Critical Thinking and General Studies
  • GCE Advanced Subsidiary AS-levels in a subject not offered at A-level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher 
  • Scottish Higher in a subject not offered at Advanced Higher level
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level)
  • International Baccalaureate (with a minimum of 35 points overall)
  • Cambridge Pre-U Certificate
  • Level 3 BTEC Qualifications
  • Level 3 OCR Qualifications (Cambridge Technical)
  • Extended Project
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma
  • IFS Diploma or Certificate in Financial Studies
  • Free-Standing Maths
  • Core Maths qualifications

How do I apply?

There is no separate application process. All eligible candidates who meet the criteria below will automatically qualify for a scholarship:

  • You applied for a place on the BSc Accounting & Finance or BSc Banking and Finance programmes by Monday 15 January 2018 and are holding a study offer.
  • You must obtain 192 UCAS tariff points or higher in the qualifications detailed above.
  • You must be paying tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.
  • You must commence study on BSc Accounting & Finance or BSc Banking and Finance in September 2018 and be fully registered at the University of Leeds as an undergraduate student under the relevant University degree regulations and under the General Regulations of the University.

When will I be told if I am successful?

If you achieve the 192 UCAS tariff points, your scholarship will be confirmed by the Admissions Office by 1 September 2018.

Top Ten Achievement Scholarships

The Top Ten Achievement Scholarship Scheme is worth £2,000 for students demonstrating outstanding academic performance in their first and second years of study on BSc Accounting and Finance and BSc Banking and Finance:

  • Ten students achieving the highest overall marks in the Accounting and Finance Division in their first year (studying BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Banking and Finance) will receive a Top Ten Achievement Scholarship of £2,000 towards their continued studies on the programme. 
  • Ten students achieving the highest overall marks in the Accounting and Finance Division in their second year (studying BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Banking and Finance) will also receive a Top Ten Achievement Scholarship of £2,000 towards their final year of study on the programme.

The Top Ten Achievement Scholarship will be awarded and paid when the scholarship holders recommence their studies at the University in the academic year following their achievement, and will be offered either as a fees deduction or maintenance paid directly into a student’s bank account in monthly instalments.

For students spending their third year on a placement in industry, or studying abroad as a year abroad, this means that a scholarship awarded at the end of their second year will normally be paid at the start of their final year. Similarly, students who become temporary leavers for a valid reason, such as ill health, will also have their award deferred until their return to study.

The Top Ten Achievement Scholarship is open to all students on the programme and both UK/EU and International students are eligible. There is no need to make a formal application.

The award of the scholarship will be confirmed by the Admissions team by 1 September 2018.

Peter J. Buckley Achievement Scholarships for International Business Programmes

How many scholarships are available?

All candidates commencing study on an International Business Programme (BSc International Business; BSc International Business & Finance; BSc International Business & Marketing) in September 2018 who obtain a total of 192 UCAS tariff points or higher will qualify for a scholarship.

Value of the scholarships?

The scholarships are a one-off award of £2,000 and will be offered either as a tuition fee deduction or maintenance paid directly into your Bank Account in monthly instalments.

Who qualifies?

Candidates will automatically qualify for a scholarship if they obtain a total of 192 UCAS tariff points or higher from the following academic qualifications:

  • GCE Advanced A-levels, including Critical Thinking and General Studies
  • GCE Advanced Subsidiary AS-levels in a subject not offered at A-level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher 
  • Scottish Higher in a subject not offered at Advanced Higher level
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level)
  • International Baccalaureate (with a minimum of 35 points overall)
  • Cambridge Pre-U Certificate
  • Level 3 BTEC Qualifications
  • Level 3 OCR Qualifications (Cambridge Technical)
  • Extended Project
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma
  • IFS Diploma or Certificate in Financial Studies
  • Free-Standing Maths
  • Core Maths qualifications

How do I apply?

There is no separate application process. All eligible candidates who meet the criteria below will automatically qualify for a scholarship:

  • You applied for a place on an International Business Programme by Monday 15 January 2018 and are holding a study offer.
  • You must obtain 192 UCAS tariff points or higher in the qualifications detailed above.
  • You must be paying tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.
  • You must be commencing your studies on an International Business Programme in September 2018 and be fully registered at the University of Leeds as an undergraduate student under the relevant University degree regulations and the General Regulations of the University.

When will I be told if I am successful?

If you achieve the 192 UCAS tariff points, your scholarship will be confirmed by the Admissions Office by 1 September 2018.

University Scholarships

The University of Leeds offers a range of University-wide scholarships including means-tested funding and support for enterprise and elite athletes.

International scholarships

Leeds University Business School offers a number of scholarships to celebrate exceptional international candidates. These are awarded to candidates who have demonstrated sustained academic excellence and the potential to make a significant contribution to Business School life.

Details of the available scholarships for 2018 entry are listed below:

Business School International Excellence Scholarships

What is it?

An award of £2,500 per year for each standard year of study towards the cost of fees (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

There are up to 8 scholarships available. All international self-funding applicants who apply for an undergraduate course at Leeds University Business School and are classed as international for fee purposes are considered with the exception of applicants progressing from NCUK programmes; the University of Leeds International Foundation Year and the Leeds International Study Centre Foundation Year. Dedicated scholarships are available for applicants progressing from these programmes.

To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a relevant undergraduate degree for 2018/2019
  • Demonstrate sustained academic excellence and evidence your academic achievements, skills and experience. 
  • Explain how you will contribute to your course and benefit academically, personally and professionally during your time at Leeds University Business School.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this scholarship by downloading an application form and following the instructions.

What’s the deadline?

Friday 6 April 2018 23:59 (GMT)

When will I be told if I am successful?

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application form and be awarded conditionally upon you meeting the conditions of your offer. Applicants will receive the outcome of this first stage by Friday 4 May 2018.

The award of the scholarship will then be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of your offer. 

Business School International Scholarships for nationals of India, Kenya, Nigeria and Vietnam

What is it?

An award of £2,500 per year for each standard year of study towards the cost of fees for nationals of India, Kenya, Nigeria and Vietnam (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

There are up to 8 scholarships available 2 per country. All self-funding applicants who are nationals of India, Kenya, Nigeria and Vietnam who apply for an undergraduate course at Leeds University Business School and are classed as international for fee purposes are considered with the exception of applicants progressing from NCUK programmes; the University of Leeds International Foundation Year and the Leeds International Study Centre Foundation Year. Dedicated scholarships are available for applicants progressing from these programmes.

To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a relevant undergraduate degree for 2018/2019
  • Demonstrate sustained academic excellence and evidence your academic achievements, skills and experience.
  • Explain how you will contribute to your course and benefit academically, personally and professionally during your time at Leeds University Business School.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this scholarship by downloading an application form and following the instructions.

What’s the deadline?

Friday 6 April 2018 23:59 (GMT)

When will I be told if I am successful?

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application form and be awarded conditionally upon you meeting the conditions of your offer. Applicants will receive the outcome of this first stage by Friday 4 May 2018.

The award of the scholarship will then be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of your offer. 

Accounting and Finance Division Top Ten Achievement Scholarship

The Top Ten Achievement Scholarship Scheme is worth £2,000 for students demonstrating outstanding academic performance in their first and second years of study on BSc Accounting and Finance and BSc Banking and Finance:

  • Ten students achieving the highest overall marks in the Accounting and Finance Division in their first year (studying BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Banking and Finance) will receive a Top Ten Achievement Scholarship of £2,000 towards their continued studies on the programme. 
  • Ten students achieving the highest overall marks in the Accounting and Finance Division in their second year (studying BSc Accounting and Finance or BSc Banking and Finance) will also receive a Top Ten Achievement Scholarship of £2,000 towards their final year of study on the programme.

The Top Ten Achievement Scholarship will be awarded and paid when the scholarship holders recommence their studies at the University in the academic year following their achievement, and will be offered either as a fees deduction or maintenance paid directly into a student’s bank account in monthly instalments.

For students spending their third year on a placement in industry, or studying abroad as a year abroad, this means that a scholarship awarded at the end of their second year will normally be paid at the start of their final year. Similarly, students who become temporary leavers for a valid reason, such as ill health, will also have their award deferred until their return to study.

The Top Ten Achievement Scholarship is open to all students on the programme and both UK/EU and International students are eligible. There is no need to make a formal application.

Leeds International Foundation Year (IFY) Scholarship

What is it?

The award is £2,500 per year of study towards the cost of fees (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

All Leeds International Foundation Year self-funding applicants who apply for an undergraduate programme and are classed as international for fee purposes are considered. NOTE: students must not be in receipt of any other scholarship or fees bursary.

How do I apply?

All students who are offered a place will automatically be considered for a scholarship against set criteria. There is no additional scholarship application process.

In order to qualify for this award you will need to have met the following conditions:

  1. You have progressed onto a Leeds University Business School undergraduate degree programme directly from the Leeds International Foundation Year.
  2. You are a self-funded student paying fees at the full international student rate upon entry to Leeds University Business School in September 2018.
  3. You must achieve an overall average of at least 75% on the Leeds IFY with no single module below a grade B.

The award of the scholarship will be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of the scholarship.

Leeds International Study Centre (Study Group) Scholarships

What is it?

An award of £2,500 per year for each standard year of study towards the cost of fees (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

There are up to 6 scholarships available. All international self-funding applicants who are currently undertaking the Leeds International Study Centre (Study Group) Foundation Year.

To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a relevant undergraduate degree for 2018/2019
  • Demonstrate sustained academic excellence and evidence your academic achievements, skills and experience. 
  • Explain how you will contribute to your course and benefit academically, personally and professionally during your time at Leeds University Business School.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this scholarship by downloading the application form and following the instructions.

What’s the deadline?

Thursday 31 May 2018 (23:59 GMT)


When will I be told if I am successful?

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application form and be awarded conditionally upon you meeting the conditions of your offer. Applicants will receive the outcome of this first stage by Thursday 28 June 2018.

The award of the scholarship will then be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of your offer.

NCUK Scholarships
Scholarships for applicants completing the NCUK International Foundation Year

What is it?

An award of £3,500 per year for each standard year of study towards the cost of fees (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

There are up to 4 scholarships available for September 2018 entry (1 scholarship available in each of the following academic subject areas; Management (and related), International Business (and related), Economics (and related) and Human Resource Management (and related) and is available to all international self-funding applicants who are currently undertaking the NCUK International Foundation Year. 

To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a relevant undergraduate degree for 2018/2019
  • Demonstrate sustained academic excellence and evidence your academic achievements, skills and experience. 
  • Explain how you will contribute to your course and benefit academically, personally and professionally during your time at Leeds University Business School.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this scholarship by downloading an application form and following the instructions.

What’s the deadline?

Thursday 31 May 2018 23:59 (GMT)

When will I be told if I am successful?

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application form and be awarded conditionally upon you meeting the conditions of your offer. Applicants will receive the outcome of this first stage by Thursday 28 June 2018.

The award of the scholarship will then be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of your offer.

NCUK New Region Scholarship

What is it?

An award of £5,000 per year for each standard year of study towards the cost of fees (optional years such as a year in industry or study abroad year are excluded).

Who qualifies?

There are up to 2 scholarships available for September 2018 entry and is available to all international self-funding applicants who are currently undertaking the NCUK International Foundation Year at new NCUK International Centres in Bangkok, Doha, Hong Kong, Yangon and Lima. 

To be considered for this scholarship you must:

  • Demonstrate sustained academic excellence and evidence your academic achievements, skills and experience. 
  • Explain how you will contribute to your course and benefit academically, personally and professionally during your time at Leeds University Business School.

How do I apply?

You can apply for this scholarship by downloading the application form and following the instructions.

What’s the deadline?

Thursday 31 May 2018 23:59 (GMT)

When will I be told if I am successful?

Applications will be considered on the basis of the scholarship application form and be awarded conditionally upon you meeting the conditions of your offer. Applicants will receive the outcome of this first stage by Thursday 28 June 2018.


The award of the scholarship will then be confirmed by our admissions team when you meet the conditions of your offer.