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For a century, the University of Leicester has been home to 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 work of the university’s expert research groups, postgraduate students will tackle the emerging social, economic, political, and scientific issues head-on and set the agenda where others simply follow.
At Leicester, students are encouraged to break away from traditional modes of academic practice and are given the freedom to innovate, facilitating exciting cross-collaboration between university departments, and a multidisciplinary approach towards problem solving. The university incorporates both the sciences and the arts into its research dialogue, aiming to cultivate sophisticated solutions to the most complex of issues. Students are provided with plenty of relevant support and are given the space required to expand their professional and personal development.
Leicester was ranked silver in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education on three occasions.
University of Leicester students on Postgraduate Search say:
“I believe this was one of the best experiences I have ever had. I got meet some great people (lecturers and Coursemates). Everyone in Leicester treats you very well and will provide all the support you need especially during this coronavirus time. I am glad that I came to this university.”
The University of Leicester cultivates a rich and varied landscape of postgraduate learning opportunities, with many world-leading research groups and specialised academic study programmes to suit students from all over the world.
The university is committed to the long-term future of its research output and has new and established links with the wider research community. Leicester offers peer-reviewed work experience opportunities and promotes information exchange with many entities seeking to progress the knowledge base and practical skills foundation, relied upon by both industry and services sectors to produce the next generation of leaders.