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Shehu Umar

International chemistry student

"I like the creativity of Chemistry and being able to discover new things. Coming to Leeds to study is the most important thing that's happened in my life."

Incoming Study Abroad

Why study at Leeds?

Studying at the University of Leeds is a fantastic experience. Leeds is a thriving British cultural hub of cafes, bars, galleries, theatres, sports, shops and more. You'd be joining a community of 30,000 students, on a campus just 10 minutes' walk from the city centre.

Equidistant between London and Edinburgh, Leeds is the perfect location from which to explore everything Britain has to offer. Whether you enjoy the vibrancy of city life or the peace of the countryside, Leeds is an ideal place to live.

Learn more about living in Leeds.

Why Chemistry at Leeds?

Chemistry at Leeds is ranked 4th in the country for research impact, with all of our research being rated as internationally excellent or leading. We bring this strength to our courses, and you can expect to receive high-quality research-led teaching.

We have particular strengths in the fields of Medicinal Chemistry and Atmospheric Chemistry. Plus, all of our teaching takes place in outstanding facilities. A £13million refurbishment has ensured that our teaching laboratories for synthetic, physical and analytical chemistry are some of the best in the UK. 

If you want some advice from an international student, chat to one of our Link to Leeds ambassadors!

Incoming study abroad

Through our study abroad programme, you could spend one or two semesters studying at the University of Leeds, and then transfer the credit you have earned here back to your home university.

All study abroad students are taught alongside home and international students who are studying a full degree course here. You would be studying in a prestigious Russell Group university, among world-class researchers who are experts in their fields.

Read about some of our students' experiences here.

Ruoyun Li

My study abroad story

"The study abroad scheme has broadened my knowledge both about my subject of interest and the UK culture and language."

What can I study?

We have a broad range of modules for you to choose from. You can learn more about the available modules on our programme catalogue.

How do I apply?

To apply and find out more information, please visit the university's Study Abroad webpages