University of Leicester

University of Leicester is ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the UK by the UK Good University Guide, Sunday Times University Guide and Guardian University Guide. The University has the joint highest scores for overall student satisfaction in England amongst mainstream universities (National Student Survey). Leicester’s student completion rates amongst the very highest.

Leicester is a member of the 1994 group of internationally-renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching. Our research strengths stretch across our five faculties. Over 90% of academic staff are research active. 13 departments gained the 5 or 5* ratings that indicate internationally significant work in the Research Assessment Exercise.

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League Table Ranking

The University of Leicester was the Time Higher Education University of the Year. We’re highly ranked, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including 17th in the Guardian, 14th in the Times Higher, 17th in The Times. It also ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings.

Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching. The research conducted by the University has the strongest impact of any Midlands university measured by citations per academic. Our citation levels place us amongst the top 1% of universities in the world are the 6th highest in the UK (QS World University Ranking).

Research by Time Higher Education and Opinion Panel published in February 2011 rated Leicester third best in England (after Oxford and Cambridge) for the quality of lecturing staff.

University of Leicester Programs

The International Study Center (ISC) offers international students specialist preparation for a wide range of undergraduate degrees at the University of Leicester. The International Foundation Year, delivered at the ISC, provides a choice of three routes in key subject areas. Please refer to University of Leicester ISC for more details.

The university offers a wide range of undergraduate programs:

American Studies

  • BA American Studies
  • BA American Studies with a Year Abroad
  • BA English and American Studies
  • BA History and American Studies

Archaeology and Ancient History

  • BA Archaeology
  • BA Ancient History and Archaeology
  • BA History and Archaeology
  • BA Ancient History and History

Biological Sciences

  • BSc Biological Sciences
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Biochemistry)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Microbiology)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Zoology)

Chemistry

  • BSc Chemistry
  • MChem Chemistry
  • MChem Chemistry (with a year in Industry)
  • MChem Chemistry (with a year abroad)
  • BSc Chemistry with Forensic Science
  • MChem Chemistry with Forensic Science (with an optional year in Industry, or abroad)
  • BSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • MChem Pharmaceutical Chemistry (with an optional year in industry)

Communications, Media and Society

  • BSc Communications, Media and Society
  • BA Media and Sociology

Computer Science

  • BSc Computing
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computing with Management
  • MComp Computer Science

Criminology

  • BA Criminology

Economics

  • BA Economics
  • BA Banking and Finance
  • BA Business Economics
  • BA Financial Economics
  • BA Management Studies with Economics
  • BA Politics and Economics
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Banking and Finance
  • BSc Business Economics
  • BSc Financial Economics
  • BSc Mathematics with Economics

Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Communications and Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software and Electronic Engineering

English

  • BA English
  • BA English EU
  • BA English and History
  • BA English and American Studies
  • BA French and English
  • BA Italian and English
  • BA Spanish and English
  • BA Film Studies and English
  • BA History of Art and English

Film Studies and Visual Arts

  • BA Film Studies and the Visual Arts
  • BA Film Studies and English
  • BA Modern Languages with Film Studies

Geography

  • BA Geography
  • BSc Geography
  • BA Human Geography
  • BSc Physical Geography
  • BSc Geography and Geology

Geosciences

  • BSc Geology
  • MGeol Geology
  • BSc Applied and Environmental Geology
  • MGeol Applied and Environmental Geology
  • BSc Geology with Geophysics
  • MGeol Geology with Geophysics
  • BSc Geology with Palaeobiology
  • MGeol Geology with Palaeobiology
  • BSc Geography and Geology

Historical Studies

  • BA History
  • BA Contemporary History
  • BA History and Politics
  • BA History and American Studies
  • BA Ancient History and History
  • BA History and Archaeology
  • BA International Relations and History
  • BA English and History

Interdisciplinary Science

  • Interdisciplinary Science BSc
  • Interdisciplinary Science MSci

Law

  • LLB Law
  • LLB Law with French Law and Language

Management Studies

  • BA Management Studies
  • BA Management Studies (Finance)
  • BA Management Studies (Marketing)
  • BA Management Studies (Organisation Studies)
  • BA Management Studies and Economics
  • BA Management Studies with Politics
  • BSc Mathematics with Management
  • BA Modern Languages with Management
  • BSc Computing with Management
  • BSc Computing with Management with a year abroad (Europe)
  • BSc Computing with Management (Industry)

Mathematics

  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc Mathematics (with a year abroad)
  • MMath Mathematics
  • MMath Mathematics (with a year abroad)
  • BA Mathematics
  • BSc Mathematics with Management
  • BSc Financial Mathematics
  • BSc Mathematics with Economics

Medical Biochemisty/Genetics/Microbiology/Physiology

  • BSc Medical Biochemistry
  • BSc Medical Genetics
  • BSc Medical Microbiology
  • BSc Medical Physiology
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Biochemistry)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Microbiology)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology)

Medical Genetics

  • BSc Medical Biochemistry
  • BSc Medical Genetics
  • BSc Medical Microbiology
  • BSc Medical Physiology
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Biochemistry)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Microbiology)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology)

Medical Microbiology

  • BSc Medical Biochemistry
  • BSc Medical Genetics
  • BSc Medical Microbiology
  • BSc Medical Physiology
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Biochemistry)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Microbiology)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology)

Medical Physiology

  • BSc Medical Biochemistry
  • BSc Medical Genetics
  • BSc Medical Microbiology
  • BSc Medical Physiology
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Biochemistry)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Microbiology)
  • BSc Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology)

Medicine

  • MBChB Medicine
  • MBChB Medicine – Graduate Entry

Modern Languages

  • BA European Studies
  • BA French and Italian
  • BA French and Spanish
  • BA Italian and Spanish
  • BA Modern Language Studies
  • BA Modern Languages with Management
  • BA Languages with Management and English as a Foreign Language
  • BA Modern Languages with Film Studies
  • BA Modern Languages with History of Art
  • BA French and English
  • BA Italian and English
  • BA Spanish and English

Physics and Astronomy

  • BSc Physics
  • MPhys Physics
  • BSc Physics with Nanotechnology
  • MPhys Physics with Nanotechnology
  • BSc Physics with Astrophysics
  • MPhys Physics with Astrophysics
  • BSc Physics with Planetary Science
  • MPhys Physics with Planetary Science
  • BSc Physics with Space Science and Technology
  • MPhys Physics with Space Science and Technology

Physiotherapy

  • BSc Physiotherapy

Politics and International Relations

  • BA Politics
  • BA International Relations
  • BA International Relations and History
  • BA Politics and Economics
  • BA Politics and Sociology
  • BA History and Politics
  • BA Management Studies with Politics

Psychology

  • BSc Psychology
  • BSc Psychology with Sociology
  • BSc Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

Sociology

  • BA Sociology
  • BA Media and Sociology
  • BA Politics and Sociology
  • BSc Psychology with Sociology

A postgraduate taught program can be invaluable to your career development. It can also provide an excellent foundation for a research program. Our degrees are flexible: you can choose options to match your studies to your interests. This helps to develop your employability with skills gained under the guidance of research-active academics.

Archaeology and Ancient History

  • Archaeology – MA/Postgraduate Diploma
    (with pathways in Prehistory, Bioarchaeology or Medieval Archaeology)
  • Archaeology of the Roman World – MA/Postgraduate Diploma
  • The Classical Mediterranean – MA/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Historical Archaeology – MA/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate

Biochemistry

  • Bioinformatics – MSc
  • Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology – MSc

Business and Management

  • Master of Business Administration – MBA
  • Management – MSc
  • Management, Finance and Accounting – MSc
  • Marketing – MSc

Finance and Economics

  • Accounting and Finance – MSc
  • Finance – MSc
  • Banking and Finance – MSc
  • Business Analysis and Finance – MSc
  • Economics – MSc
  • Financial Economics – MSc
  • Financial Mathematics and Computation – MSc
  • Money and Banking – MSc
  • Economics – Pre-Masters Diploma
  • Software Engineering for Financial Services – MSc

Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine

  • Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology MSc
  • Cancer Chemistry MSc
  • Molecular Pathology MSc
  • Molecular Toxicology MSc
  • Molecular Pathology and Toxicology MSc

Cell Physiology and Pharmacology

  • Cell Physiology and Pharmacology – MRes/Masters of Research

Chemistry

  • Cancer Chemistry – MSc
  • Chemical Research (Biological Chemistry) – MSc
  • Chemical Research (Green Chemistry) – MSc
  • Chemical Research (Biological Chemistry/Green Chemistry with Industry) – MSc
  • Individually- Supervised Study (Physical Chemistry) – MSc

Computer Science

  • Advanced Computational Methods – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Advanced Computer Science – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Advanced Distributed Systems – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Advanced Software Engineering – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Agile Software Engineering Techniques – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Bioinformatics – MSc
  • Software Engineering for Financial Services – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Web Applications and Services – MSc/Postgraduate Diploma

Counselling

  • Professional Studies (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Postgraduate Certificate
  • Professional Studies (Counselling and Psychotherapy) MA
  • Professional Studies (Supervision) Postgraduate Certificate
  • Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy MA

Criminology

  • Criminology MSc
  • Criminology (Applied) MSc
  • Criminology (Clinical) MSc
  • Terrorism, Security and Policing MSc

Education

  • Educational Studies Postgraduate Certificate
  • International Education (with Specialist Pathways) MA
  • Learning and Teaching MA
  • Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL)
    (government funded qualification for practising teachers)
  • PGCE Primary Education
  • PGCE Secondary Education
  • TESOL MA
  • TESOL and Applied Linguistics MA

Engineering

  • Advanced Control and Dynamics MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Advanced Engineering MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Control and Signal Processing MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Embedded Systems and Control MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Information and Communications Engineering MSc/Postgraduate Diploma

English

  • English Studies MA
  • Modern Literature (and Creative Writing) MA
  • Victorian Studies MA

Finance and Economics

  • Accounting and Finance MSc
  • Actuarial Sciences MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Banking and Finance MSc
  • Business Analysis and Finance MSc
  • Economics MSc
  • Finance MSc
  • Financial Economics MSc
  • Financial Mathematics and Computation MSc
  • Money and Banking MSc
  • Economics Pre-Masters Diploma

Business and Management

  • Management, Finance and Accounting MSc

Computer Science

  • Software Engineering for Financial Services MSc

Genetics

  • Bioinformatics MSc
  • Molecular Genetics MSc

Geography

  • Environmental Informatics MSc
  • Geographical Information Systems MSc
  • Geospatial Intelligence MSc
  • GIS and Human Geography MSc
  • Global Environmental Change MSc
  • MRes in Geography
  • Research in Human Geography MSc
  • Social Change and Resistance MA/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Sustainable Management of Natural Resources MSc

Health and Social Care

  • Applied Health Research MRes/Postgraduate Certificate
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health MSc/Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Clinical Sciences MSc
  • Commisioning, Contracting and Procurement Certificate
  • Diabetes MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate
  • Infection and Immunity MSc
  • Integrated Provision for Children and Families MA
  • Pain Management MSc
  • Research Translational Management MRes
  • Social Work (Leading to Registered Social Worker Status) MA

History

  • English Local History MA
  • English Local History by Individually Supervised Study MA
  • European Urbanisation MA
  • History MA
  • History MRes
  • Urban Conservation MA/MSc
  • Urban History MA
    With pathways in Global Cities and in Conservation, Heritage and Planning

History of Art

  • Country House: Art, History and Literature MA

Geography

  • Social Change and Resistance MA/Postgraduate Diploma

History of Art

  • Country House: Art, History and Literature MA
  • Film and Film Cultures MA

Humanities

  • Humanities MA
  • Medical Humanities MA

Human Rights

  • International Human Rights Law LLM
  • Human Rights and Global Ethics MA

Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

  • MSc Infection and Immunity

Law

  • LLM General Programme
  • International Human Rights Law LLM
  • International Commercial Law LLM
  • Public International Law LLM
  • Legal Research LLM

Mathematics

  • Medical Statistics – MSc
  • Mathematics – Pre-Masters Diploma

Finance and Economics

  • Actuarial Sciences MSc/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Financial Mathematics and Computation – Msc

Media and Communication

  • Communications, Media and English as a Foreign Language Pre-Masters Diploma
  • Globalisation and Communications MA
  • Mass Communications MA
  • Media and Advertising MA
  • Media and Communication Research MSc
  • Media and Public Relations MA
  • New Media and Society MA

Modern languages

  • Film and Film Culture MA
  • Translation Studies MA

Museum Studies

  • Art Museum and Gallery Studies – MA/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Museum Studies – MA/MSc/Postgraduate Diploma

Politics and International Relations

  • American Foreign Policy – MA
  • Human Rights and Global Ethics – MA
  • International Relations and World Order – MA
  • International Security – MA
  • Political Research – MSc

Psychology

  • Forensic Psychology (BPS accredited) – MSc
  • Psychological Research Methods – MSc

Criminology

  • Terrorism, Security and Policing – MSc

Sociology

  • Civil Society MA/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Contemporary Sociology MA
  • Social Research MSc

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