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On-campus Foundation and International Year One pathways into University of Leicester degrees

Covid-19 latest

Although UK borders are open and restrictions completely relaxed, we understand that you still many have many questions about studying with the Leicester Global Study Centre during this time.

Students have returned to face-to-face learning and this approach will continue in 2023. The University of Leicester and the Global Study Centre are following all government guidelines to maximise the safety of staff and students who are on site.

Study options


Our Foundation helps you prepare for your undergraduate degree by boosting your knowledge and skills before progressing into the University.

International Year One

Enter the supportive International Year One before progressing to the second year of your chosen degree at the University of Leicester.


Times Higher Education World Rankings

The University of Leicester ranks 22nd in the UK and joint 163rd in the world in 2023.

Times Higher Education Employability Rankings

The University of Leicester is ranked in the top 25 UK universities targeted by employers 

Reuters Top 100 Most Innovative Universities

The University of Leicester ranks 76th in the whole of Europe. 

Life on campus

What is it like to study at the University of Leicester? Find out from current students as they show you around!

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University of Leicester

Studying at the University of Leicester provides you with a world-class education on a welcoming, modern campus. 

Global Study Centre

Offering additional undergraduate entry points into the University of Leicester, designed for international students.

Subjects on offer

Choose the right subject for you from a range of globally respected University of Leicester degrees.