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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.

Leicester was given Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education on three occasions.

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About the University of Leicester

Powered by world-class research, the University of Leicester delivers research-inspired education across the Sciences, Humanities, Law, Medicine, the Arts and Business, with staff and students collaborating to create, share and apply knowledge to change the world. It is a world-leading, diverse and inclusive university based in the UK’s most multicultural city. To celebrate its Centenary in 2021, Leicester is opening the UK’s newest Business School and Students' Union.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

33% Part Time
67% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019

53%

UK students

47%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

12,600 Undergraduate
4,850 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019

47%

School leavers

53%

Mature students

Funding your degree

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