University of Leicester
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of Leicester has a large number of postgraduate students. Flexible course delivery allows students to choose the course right for their circumstances. Options for postgraduate study includes professional qualifications, independent research, and from on-campus taught programmes to part-time, off-campus study.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
4,725 postgraduate students in 2016–17
Mode of study
- Full Time 64%
- Part Time 36%
- UK 58%
- EU 5%
- Other 37%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||70||325||395|
|Librarianship & Information Management||40||275||315|
|Communication & Media Studies||35||270||305|
|Accounting & Finance||0||270||270|
|Geography & Environmental Science||35||45||75|
|Physics & Astronomy||60||20||75|
|Anatomy & Physiology||45||10||55|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||0||45||45|
|History of Art, Architecture & Design||10||20||30|
|Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism||0||25||25|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||20||0||20|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate (£)|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- A wide variety of scholarships and bursaries are available; please refer to the university website for details.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- The university provides accommodation for postgraduates students to suit all budgets.
- All accommodation sites are within easy walking distance of the main campus, the train station and the amenities of the city centre.