Leeds City College


Leeds City College is the UK’s third largest FE establishment, offering a diverse curriculum to more than 40,000 students.

We provide a vibrant, multicultural learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing.

Our courses cover almost all subject areas and include full and part-time academic and vocational qualifications through from basic skills to apprenticeships and A Levels to Foundation Degrees. There is something to suit the needs of everyone from pre and post 16-year-olds to adult learners, employers and businesses.

Leeds City College operates out of six main campuses – Horsforth, Joseph Priestley, Keighley, Park Lane, Technology and Printworks – as well as having provisions in dozens of smaller community centres across the region.

The College is renowned for a number of key specialisms, with National Skills Academy status for Community Sport Enterprise, Creative & Cultural Skills, Food & Drink Manufacture, Hospitality, Retail, Financial Services and Sports & Fitness, as well as accolades for Printing and Computer Technology.

In 2012 the College was given an OFSTED rating at Grade 2, Good, with Outstanding features, for the overall effectiveness of its provision.

Leeds City College has an annual turnover of over £90m and employs more than 1,550 staff, making it one of the area’s largest employers.

Why choose Glasgow Caledonian University?

If joining Glasgow Caledonian University means living away from home, you can either apply for a place in Caledonian Court – our on-campus residences – or you can rent accommodation in Glasgow from a private landlord. Our dedicated Student Accommodation Office will help you find the perfect home from home.

University Accommodation

Set in landscaped grounds across the road from the university, Caledonian Court provides safe, friendly and well-equipped accommodation for 660 students.

Private Sector

If you’d prefer to live off campus, we can help to find the right accommodation for you, and your family if needed, in and around Glasgow

Student support

Glasgow Caledonian University has been rated Scotland’s best international student support in the summer 2013 wave of the International Student Barometer, which looks at all aspects of life and study at universities across the UK.

Not only this, but we have also been rated 1st in Scotland for visa advice in the very same survey.

Excellent student support

We provide support and advice for all international students. ISSS provide Visa & Immigration Advice (we are the only qualified team at GCU do offer this), process visa applications, including Tier 4 Student Visas and extensions and offer support for all personal enquiries.

Entry Requirements
Pre-sessional programmes

Pre-sessional English courses are short, intensive English language preparation courses for students who have been accepted onto an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Glasgow Caledonian University and wish to improve their English language skills quickly.


Tuition fees at Glasgow Caledonian University include all tuition, library, examination and administrative costs.

For overseas students, annual tuition fees for 2014/2015 vary from £10,200 – £14,500. Depending on your choice of study programme,

How to Apply


The easiest way to apply for a postgraduate programme is using our online application form. This form is simple to complete and allows you to upload additional documentation to support your application.

At peak times the university receives an exceptionally high volume of applications and enquiries, we will make every effort to respond to applicants as soon as possible.

Please note that it may take slightly longer than usual to respond to your enquiry or provide an initial decision on your application.

Please include the following documentation along with your application to ensure we can process your application without delay:

  • Copies of any relevant academic qualifications you hold and any you are currently studying towards
  • A copy of your passport (for international applicants only)
  • Two letters of reference provided on headed paper (one academic and one employer)

EXCELLENCE Relentless pursuit of excellence in everything we do

RESPECT Behaving with integrity, fairness and honesty at all times

INNOVATION Forward looking and enterprising in all College activities

WELCOMING Providing an environment that is safe, healthy and inclusive

TEAMWORK Working as one College, whilst recognising the different, important contributions we all make

ACCOUNTABILITY Taking personal responsibility for finding solutions

  • A-Levels & GCSEs
  • Access to HE
  • Apprenticeships
  • Building & Construction
  • Business & Management
  • Childcare
  • Computing Technologies
  • Construction & Electrical
  • Counselling
  • Creative Arts
  • Flexible Starts
  • Foundation Learning
  • GCSEs
  • Hair & Beauty Therapy
  • Health & Fitness
  • Health & Social Care
  • Hospitality, Catering
  • Land based & Animal Studies
  • Languages & Literature
  • Law & Legal Studies
  • Leisure & New Skills
  • Motor Vehicle & Engineering
  • Skills for Life
  • Sport & Public Services
  • Teacher Training
  • Travel & Tourism

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