how to apply to a intercalation degree at the university of Leeds

We welcome applications from medical, dental, or veterinary students, from both the University of Leeds and other UK universities. The application process for the 2024-2025 academic year will open in December 2023 and close on Sunday 28 January 2024 at midnight. Intercalation offers will be made in early March 2024.

Please see the links below for the application forms (be careful to choose the correct one):

INTERNAL Intercalated Degree Application Form 2024/2025 

EXTERNAL Intercalated Degree Application Form 2024/25 

You will require the following :  

1) Your personal statement. (If you are applying for more than one programme you will need to submit one statement per programme)

2) A copy of your academic transcript which shows results obtained so far on your medical degrees. (Leeds MBChB students can obtain one from student services)

3) Some programmes also require additional information:

- If you are applying for a postgraduate programme please provide a copy of your CV

- If you are applying for MA in Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics please provide a copy of a sample ethics essay. This could be an ethics essay you have submitted for your home degree, or you could write a new one based on one of the topics on the programme website.

If you are a Leeds MBChB student who is considering intercalating at another University, you will require permission from the School to intercalate.  Please fill out this request for permission form. You need to do this for each course you require permission for.

If you require references, please note only a generic reference confirming good academic standing can be provided. This can be requested by emailing  If more detailed information about your academic performance is required, it is your responsibility to identify an academic staff member who knows you well and can comment appropriately.