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An international and innovative university

The University of Leicester offers a stimulating and innovative learning environment. You will get the support you need to develop the skills graduate employers are looking for.

Exceptional reputation

Study at a university that is well respected in the UK and around the world.

  • Ranked 34th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019)
  • Top 160 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018)
  • 95% of graduates are in employment or further study six months after finishing their degree (The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2017)

High-quality learning experience

Leicester blends high-quality research into its exceptional and inspirational teaching. The stimulating and innovative learning environment helps you absorb knowledge from leading academics. Your course of study will be versatile and flexible, creating a programme unique to you.

World leading research

You will study alongside respected researchers making groundbreaking discoveries. The Research Excellence Framework 2014 judged 75% of the University’s research as internationally excellent.

Investment in your success

The University of Leicester is continually developing and investing in its facilities with students in mind. To date they have spent over £1 billion on infrastructure to bring you the most cutting-edge facilities. Their state-of-the-art facilities include great cafes, shops, libraries, interesting clubs, societies and comprehensive support services – all made to be accessible and welcoming.

Commitment to your career

Leicester gives you a wide choice of degree options to suit your career aspirations. Choose a single degree, a joint degree or a major/minor degree. For two years running (2015 and 2016), the Association of Graduate Recruiters recognised the University of Leicester as the best institution in the UK with the best initiative to prepare students for the world of work.

Fantastic student experience

Leicester is the UK's best value university town based on the cost of student essentials (UniDays 2017). At the Students’ Union, you will find all of the clubs and societies, advice and support that you need to enjoy a fulfilling student life.

Our students

Student Aldo
The University has amazing facilities and great location in England - together with the academic quality here, I am sure to do well in my studies.

Aldo from Mexico

International Foundation Year - Economics and Management, progressed to BA Management Studies