Leeds Arts University

Leeds Art University is a specialist arts further and higher education institution based in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It has a main campus opposite the University of Leeds. 

The university offers the following undergraduate courses:

  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BA (Hons) Comic & Concept Art
  • BA (Hons) Creative Advertising
  • BA (Hons) Creative Writing
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design
  • BA (Hons) Fashion Photography
  • BA (Hons) Filmmaking
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Illustration
  • BA (Hons) Photography
  • BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance
  • BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design
  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication

The university offers the following further education courses:
  • Level Two Diploma in Art & Design
  • Access to Higher Education in Art & Design
  • Extended Diploma in Art & Design
  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design - one of the largest in the country, with 280 students validated by the University of the Arts London

The university offers the following post graduate courses:
  • MA Creative Practice
  • MA Curation Practices
  • MA Creative Practice
  • MA Fine Art
  • MA Graphic Design
  • MA Graphic Novel
  • MA Photography

Leeds Arts University has made a significant contribution to arts education in the UK over the last 170 years. The University has roots dating back to 1846 and the original Leeds School of Art. In 1842 the Leeds Mechanics Institute merged with the Literary Society, which led to the formation of The Leeds Government School Design four years later. In 1903 the School moved to Vernon Street which still stands today.

The Leeds Arts University is a Private university located in Leeds.
The Leeds Arts University was founded in 1846.
The current president of Leeds Arts University is Simone Wonnacott.

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