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University of Leicester

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The University of Leicester, Leicester United Kingdom

Ranking

# =285QS World University Rankings

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344Undergraduate programs

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196Postgraduate programs

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About University of Leicester

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 the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-20 leading universities.Our StandingThe University of Leicester was the THE University of the Year 2008-9. In awarding the title the judges cited Leicester’s ability to “evidence commitment to high quality, a belief in the synergy of teaching and research and a conviction that higher education is a power for good”. Leicester was, said the judges, "elite without being elitist".We’re highly ranked in the UK, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including:• 17th in the Guardian (and 12th, 15th and 14th in previous 3 tables)• 14th in the Times Higher Table of Tables• 17th in The Times (and 15th, 14th, 14th in the previous 3 tables)Founded in 1921 we received our Royal Charter in 1957.Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.

About University of Leicester

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 the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-20 leading universities.Our StandingThe University of Leicester was the THE University of the Year 2008-9. In awarding the title the judges cited Leicester’s ability to “evidence commitment to high quality, a belief in the synergy of teaching and research and a conviction that higher education is a power for good”. Leicester was, said the judges, "elite without being elitist".We’re highly ranked in the UK, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including:• 17th in the Guardian (and 12th, 15th and 14th in previous 3 tables)• 14th in the Times Higher Table of Tables• 17th in The Times (and 15th, 14th, 14th in the previous 3 tables)Founded in 1921 we received our Royal Charter in 1957.Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.

Available programs

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 the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-20 leading universities.Our StandingThe University of Leicester was the THE University of the Year 2008-9. In awarding the title the judges cited Leicester’s ability to “evidence commitment to high quality, a belief in the synergy of teaching and research and a conviction that higher education is a power for good”. Leicester was, said the judges, "elite without being elitist".We’re highly ranked in the UK, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including:• 17th in the Guardian (and 12th, 15th and 14th in previous 3 tables)• 14th in the Times Higher Table of Tables• 17th in The Times (and 15th, 14th, 14th in the previous 3 tables)Founded in 1921 we received our Royal Charter in 1957.Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.

Archaeology BA

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Archaeology BA

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Archaeology BSc

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English BA

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Geography BA

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Geography BSc

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History BA

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History of Art BA

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Medicine MBChB

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Physiotherapy BSc

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Psychology BSc

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Chemistry BSc

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Chemistry MChem

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Geology BSc

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Geology MGeol

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Mathematics BSc

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Mathematics MMath

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Physics BSc

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Physics MPhys

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Criminology BSc

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Economics BSc

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Film Studies BA

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Journalism BA

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Law LLB

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Policing BSc

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Politics BA

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Sociology BA

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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 the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-20 leading universities.Our StandingThe University of Leicester was the THE University of the Year 2008-9. In awarding the title the judges cited Leicester’s ability to “evidence commitment to high quality, a belief in the synergy of teaching and research and a conviction that higher education is a power for good”. Leicester was, said the judges, "elite without being elitist".We’re highly ranked in the UK, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including:• 17th in the Guardian (and 12th, 15th and 14th in previous 3 tables)• 14th in the Times Higher Table of Tables• 17th in The Times (and 15th, 14th, 14th in the previous 3 tables)Founded in 1921 we received our Royal Charter in 1957.Leicester is a member of the 1994 Group of internationally renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching.

Archaeology MA

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History MA

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History MA

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History MRes

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History MRes

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Museum Studies MA

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Museum Studies MA

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TESOL MA

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TESOL MA

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Diabetes MSc

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Psychology MSc

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Criminology MSc

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Criminology MSc

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Economics MSc

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University information

Bachelor

1100+
2+
6+
90+

Master

550+
2+
6+
80+
19,466
78%
22%
6,787
55%
45%
1,656
64%
36%

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Rankings & ratings

University of Leicester is one of the top universities in Leicester, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=285 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #185
  • 2014
    #=202
  • 2015
    #211
  • 2016
    #=235
  • 2017
    #=239
  • 2018
    #238
  • 2019
    #=223
  • 2020
    #239
  • 2021
    #242
  • 2022
    #=236
  • 2023
    #279
  • 2024
    #=272
  • 2025
    #=285

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