About The University
The University of Leicester is in the East Midlands and currently has around 20,000 students enrolled, of which 1,500 of whom are international from over 80 different countries. The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s fastest-growing universities and is currently undergoing a £300 million campus redevelopment programme. The University of Leicester was voted ‘University of the Year’ by the Times in 2008 and finished runner up in the same category in 2014.
Leicester is well known for the strength of it its research, with its Archaeology department recently discovered the remains of Richard III, pushing it into the international spotlight. The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosts Europe’s largest university-based space research facility and the School of Museum Studies remains one of the top research departments in the country, containing the highest-ranking research in Museum Studies in the UK.
Leicester, with a population of more than 300,000, is a commercial and cosmopolitan city in the heart of England. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Leicester lies just one hour from London via train and is within easy reach of many other major towns and places of interest – including Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, and both Oxford and Cambridge.
All teaching buildings are within a few minutes’ walk of each other on the University of Leicester’s compact campus. Leicester train station is within walking distance of the campus, while supermarkets, a cinema complex, local shops, bars and restaurants are all nearby. East Midlands Airport is the closest airport and serves 28 different countries.
The University of Leicester’s buildings represent over a century of architectural styles which reflect our history and growth. The first University building, the Fielding Johnson, dates from 1837 and is a fine example of late Georgian architecture. Many of the more recent buildings have won architectural awards for design excellence.
University of Leicester Course List
- Advanced Business Administration
- Accounting – Business
- Accounting Assistant
- Addictions and Mental Health
- Acting for Stage and Screen
- Academic Studies
- Hotel and Resort Management
- Tourism Management
- Early Childhood Care and Education
- Advanced Arts & Entertainment Management
- Education Assistant
- Health Care Assistant
Eligibility Criteria In General
- UG: 60% Above Marks
- PG: 60% Above Marks
- IELTS: 6.0 band or above
- English Should have above 65% marks