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Welcome to UTC Leeds

Welcome to UTC Leeds, the first University Technical College in the Leeds area. Based in the growing educational hub at Leeds South Bank, UTC Leeds is an exciting new type of college created to teach students a range of scientific and technical skills to prepare them for exciting professional careers in a range of engineering and scientific disciplines.

At UTC Leeds you will be able to pursue your interests in science and engineering by studying a traditional range of A Levels alongside highly regarded technical qualifications. Our state-of-the-art of facilities, expert teachers, university links and employer partners will allow you to experience the best quality academic curriculum alongside professional industry-standard technical training.

About us

At the UTC Leeds the curriculum is developed with global and regional employers as well as the University of Leeds, and the learning experience includes a broad range of activities with industry professionals and academic experts. As well as the academic studies that students will undertake they will also have the opportunity to use creativity and technical skill in areas such as sustainability and biomedical engineering to work on projects to solve real world problems.

Students will have the opportunity to select the individual pathway that it best suited to their future goals. The UTC provides courses and experiences that will enable students to access a range of degree courses at top universities and highly sought after higher and advanced aprenticships across a range of engineering, scientific and other professional disciplines.

All students will follow a Level 3 (A Level or Core) Mathematics course and will therefore need a GCSE grade 4 or above in mathematics. We will also require 5+ 9-4 GCSE grades with a grade 6 in the A Level subjects that you choose.

Facilities available

You will learn in amazing hi-tech facilities in our unique building, which combines a state-of-the-art educational environment with the city’s proud manufacturing heritage. Students will have access to a range of professional, industry standard equipment and software.

Additional support

UTC Leeds is a school and will provide full support for all students. The team at UTC Leeds are fully qualified to provide support for students from all backgrounds and with all needs.

Learner success

Students leaving UTCs across the country have been successful in accessing all options available to them. Should you wish to go to University, start a higher or advanced apprenticeship or begin your professional career at work you will have the qualifications and experience to access any of these options.

How to apply

You can apply for courses at UTC Leeds through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 24 January 2019
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  • A: University Technical College Leeds
    • Address:
    • University Technical College Leeds
    • Sayner Road
    • Hunslet
    • Leeds
    • LS10 1LA
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    • Course enquiries: 01133611549
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    • UTC Leeds offers an exciting new approach to education, where our students will experience a high-quality teaching and learning environment, studying in state-of-the-art facilities. They will follow a board academic curriculum with a focus on science, engineering and technology.

      I am delighted that you are thinking of joining us. At UTC Leeds you will be able to pursue your interest in science and technology whilst also studying for the traditional range of GCSEs. Our state-of-the-art facilities will allow you to experience the best quality academic curriculum alongside industry-standard vocational training.

      Our students will gain the academic qualifications needed to progress on to higher education or higher-level apprenticeships, while our close links with industry ensure our employer partners play a full role in ensuring that the skills and attributes developed by our students are directly transferable to their future career.

      This combination of academic excellence and vocational training will ensure our students can compete in the job market, making them stand out from the crowd as they take their first steps into the professional engineering world.

      Employer demand for skilled workers is also on the increase with the need for engineering apprentices and graduates expected to double over the coming years, offering our students a multitude of varied and challenging career opportunities.