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As a top 25 UK University, Leicester has always been home to the great minds; academics, researchers and students who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, advance new practices, and develop a fresh way of thinking. Through the ground-breaking research of their experts, you will tackle the emerging social, economic, political and scientific issues head on and set the agenda where others simply follow.

At Leicester, students aren’t confined by academic boundaries. The innovative approach you will take towards your studies brings together the sciences and the arts to inform the latest conversations and provide solutions to the most complex of issues. You will be given the space and support in which to be creative and develop both personally and professionally.

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About the University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is a research-led university. It has consistently ranked among UK’s top 15 universities and stands to be the only university to have won Times Higher Awards consecutively six times in a row. Leicester offers an intense postgraduate research culture and its postgraduate teaching has been rated to be among the UK’s best as per QAA.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

36% Part Time
64% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018

58%

UK students

42%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

12,140 Undergraduate
4,725 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018

39%

School leavers

61%

Mature students

Funding your degree

6
Scholarships available

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We could tell you how great Leicester is, but to really give you a taste of what’s to come, you need to see it for yourself. Meet Leicester students studying your subject and hear from the staff teaching it. Explore the campus and first year accommodation, and learn how to bag a career that’s out of this world.

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