A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) or equivalent in a relevant science subject.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications
. For information please contact the School of Food Science and Nutrition admissions team
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications
Improve your English
International students who do not meet the English language requirements for this programme may be able to study our postgraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
This pre-sessional course is designed with a progression route to your degree programme and you’ll learn academic English in the context of your subject area. To find out more, read Language for Science (6 weeks) and Language for Science: General Science (10 weeks).
If you need to study for longer than 10 weeks, read more about our postgraduate pre-sessional English course.
How to apply
UK/EU applicants 31 August 2019
International applicants 31 July 2019
This link takes you to information on applying for taught programmes and to the University's online application system.
If you're unsure about the application process, contact the admissions team for help.
Documents and information you will need for the application process:
- Original or certified copies of your transcripts
- Original or certified copies of your degree certificate
- Copy of passport (if applicable)
- Letter of sponsorship (if applicable)
- Details of two referees who have knowledge of your academic and/or professional ability
- Original or certified copy of your IELTS/TOEFL results (if applicable)
It may help your application if you include a personal statement and CV.
Read about visas, immigration and other information in International students. We recommend that international students apply as early as possible to ensure that they have time to apply for their visa.
Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences Postgraduate Admissions Policy 2019
- UK/EU: £10,500 (total)
- International: £24,000 (total)
Read more about paying fees and charges.
Visit our Brexit page for the latest information on the effect of the UK's exit from the EU on current students and applicants to the University.
For fees information for international taught postgraduate students, read Masters fees.
Additional cost information
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs
Scholarships and financial support
If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. Find out more at Masters funding overview.
The School of Food Science and Nutrition offers a range of scholarships for UK, EU and International students.
Find out more about our Scholarships.