Shandong University (SDU) partnership

Our partnership with Shandong University (SDU) provides an admissions pathway for students who have successfully completed the inital years of their SDU degree to enter the second or third year of the following Leeds programmes: 

Years 1 and 2
Years 2 and 3


Physics BSc
Physics with Astrophysics BSc
Thoeretical Physics BSc

Years 1 and 2
Years 2, 3 and 4 


Physics MPhy, BSc
Physics with Astrophysics MPhy, BSc
Thoeretical Physics MPhy, BSc

Physics and Business Management MSc

Years 1, 2 and 3
Years 3 and 4


Physics MPhys
Physics with Astrophysics MPhys
Thoeretical Physics MPhys

Entry requirements

For admission to Leeds you’ll need to have successfully completed the relevant year (year 2 or 3) at Shandong with an average mark (GPA) of 70% or higher. You will 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.