International Students

International Students - welcome

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We offer a warm welcome to students from overseas seeking to study healthcare with us in Leeds. For undergraduates, the School offers degrees in 

Adult Nursing, Child Nursing, Mental Health NursingMidwifery and Social work .

These degrees are accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Health and Care Professions council .

All our undergraduate courses are open to international students and we have attracted students from Africa, America, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, and Sweden. Leeds provides a high quality student experience for international students seeking a world class healthcare education.

Why choose Leeds?

  • Top 100 university in the world
    By choosing Leeds you will be joing a University which is respected throughought the world for the quality of  it's research, inspirational academics and student experience. It was voted University of the year in 2017.

  • No 1 Nursing course in UK Russell group of elite universities
    Our courses are respected for their quality, depth and innovation - our healthcare research will give you new knowledge and skills for unique degree.

  • 100% Student employment within the NHS or private healthcare
    Our graduates are valued for their knowledge, skill and ability and are in demand across the NHS and beyond.


  • Outstanding Clinical placements in Europe’s best teaching hospitals
    You will learn your clinical skills is a range of excellent hospitals close to the University with mentors and support from teams in A&E, intensive care as well as specialist children's units, Midwifery and social care.

  • Culturally diverse, student friendly city
    Leeds is a welcoming city for international students, with lively festivals, carnivals and events throughout the year. It is cheaper than London and many other cities and was voted best UK student city in 2016.

We also take students from other disciplines, looking to take advantage of our excellent NHS - approved courses. We can offer individual programmes of study for international students, created for you and your areas of interest.

If you are an International student and would like to study at the School of Healthcare in Leedsor have any questions, please feel free to contact the Lead for Internationalism - Dr Helen Smith

Pages in this document

  1. International Students - welcome
  2. Our Entry requirements
  3. Our Placements
  4. Student Stories