The University of Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is placed in the top 250 universities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings and 31st in the UK. The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings places Leicester at 166th in the world and 24th in the UK. Leicester is consistently one of the most socially inclusive of the UK’s leading universities with a long-standing commitment to providing fairer and equal access to higher education.
Leicester was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The University is ranked in the top 25 universities in the Times Higher Education REF Research Power rankings.
Courses are offered for a wide variety of graduate, postgraduate programmes and short courses. The subject areas include: Accounting and Finance, American Studies, Archaeology and Ancient History, Biological Sciences, Business Management and Marketing, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology and Policing, Education, Engineering, English, Film Studies, Genetics, Geography and Geosciences, Healthcare, History, Journalism, Law, Maths, Media and Communication, Medicine, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Natural Sciences, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, and Sociology.