Business, Law and Social Studies

Key information

  • This pathway programme helps to prepare you to enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds. By choosing the International Foundation Year, you'll benefit from:
  • the level of English language required for undergraduate study
  • improved subject knowledge and study skills
  • smaller class sizes, with lessons catered to your interests and goals
  • a safe and friendly environment to get used to life in the UK.
  • Teaching at the University of Leeds is designed to develop your knowledge and skills, so that you can be a part of the next generation of highly skilled and critical thinkers and graduate with a globally-recognised degree.
  • Whichever subject you choose to study, research will be at the heart of your learning at the University of Leeds. You’ll be close to the breakthroughs that are having a real impact in the world, and have the opportunity to get involved in research happening on campus. Learn more about the world-class facilities and research at Leeds.
  • Many degrees at the University of Leeds give you the opportunity to broaden your learning by studying discovery modules. You can choose a module that is related to your course, or try something completely new.

English language entry requirements

IELTS: 5.0; 5.0 W

Academic requirements

GPA: 3.0




January, September, November

BSc (Hons) Business Economics

BA (Hons) Business Management

BA (Hons) Business Management and the Human Resource

BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing

BA (Hons) Childhood Studies

BA (Hons) Criminal Justice and Criminology

BSc (Hons) Economics

BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance

BA (Hons) Economics and Geography

BA (Hons) Education

BA (Hons) Environment and Business

BA (Hons) Geography

BA (Hons) Geography and Transport Studies

BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

BSc (Hons) International Business

BSc (Hons) International Business and Finance

BSc (Hons) International Business and Marketing

BA (Hons) International Development

BA (Hons) International Relations

LLB (Hons) Law

BA (Hons) Politics

BSc (Hons) Social and Political Sciences

BA (Hons) Social Policy, Sociology and Crime

BA (Hons) Sociology