China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) partnership

Our partnership with China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) provides an admissions pathway for students who have successfully completed the first three years of their Bachelor's programme at CUMT to join a designated Study abroad year. Students who sucessfully complete this Study Aboard year (120-125 credits at level 3) are then eligible to progress directly to a choice Leeds MSc programmes subject to meeting the minimum entry requirements.

Students successfully completing the overall programme graduate with a Bachelor's Degree from CUMT and a University of Leeds Masters degree.

Bachelor’s Years 1-3                                 
 Level 3
 Masters degree

BSc Mathematics
BSc Applied Mathematics

(CUMT / 

Mathematics MSc 
Statistics MSc
Statistics with Applications to Finance MSc

Entry requirements

For admission to the Study abroad year you’ll need to have successfully completed Years 1-3 at CUMT with an average mark of 75% or higher. You will also need to achieve the English language requirement of IELTS 6.0 overall (with no less than 5.5 in each component) or an equivalent English language qualification. For progression to Masters study at Leeds, you will need to achieve the entry requirements of the relevant MSc. 

Fees and scholarships

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.

Study abroad year structure

You have flexibilty to select the pathways and modules which best suit your subject interests and career plans. Each of the three pathways corresponds to one of the three MSc programmes, so your choice of modules during the Study abroad year determines which Leeds Masters you are eligible to progress to. Read more about the detailed structure of pathways and modules.   

Further information and how to apply

You should submit your application to the University of Leeds' Study Abroad Office by the annual deadline of 30th April. When submitting your application please select from the pathways and modules listed. Further guidance is available from the University of Leeds team based in China 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