Shanxi University (SXU) partnership

Our partnership with Shanxi University (SXU) provides an admissions pathway for students who have successfully completed Years 1 and 2 of the SXU degree to enter the second year of the following Leeds programmes: 

Years 1 and 2
Years 2 and 3

Chemistry; Applied Chemistry; or
Materials Chemistry

Chemistry BSc;  or  
Medicinal Chemistry BSc

Entry requirements

For admission to Leeds you’ll need to have successfully completed Years 1 and 2 at Shanxi with an average mark (GPA) of 75% or higher, including at least 80% in the core scientific modules. You also need to achieve the standard English Language requirements of IELTS 6.0 overall (with no component lower than 5.5) or an equivalent English language qualification.


Once you are enrolled on the Leeds programme you’ll receive a scholarship towards the international tuition fee. This is provided as a partial fee waiver for each year of the programme at Leeds, subject to making satisfactory academic progress.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via our on-line application form. Further information and guidance is available from the University of Leeds China team and you are encouraged to make contact before applying. The team will guide you on how to apply and how to secure a place in University of Leeds accommodation.