A future in Engineering or Technology

Discover how you can shape the world 

Engineering and Technology

Engineering

Engineers shape the world we see around us, from our home appliances to spaceships helping us understand the universe. 

At the University of Leicester, you’ll gain a hands-on and practical understanding of engineering, equipping you not only to succeed as an engineer, but also providing you with a raft of transferable skills. 

The School of Engineering opened in 1961, and it has developed into a home for multi-disciplinary Engineering teaching and research. There are approximately 600 students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and 80 postgraduate research students in the School. The School offers an outstanding student experience and engage in world-leading research.

Technology

From smartphones to vaccine manufacturing, technology has come to define the modern era. A career in technology means a career in an ever evolving and expanding field. 

Studying technology at the University of Leicester means developing your skills and understanding in world-leading faculties including computing and Esports labs. 

Entry point

A Foundation at the Global Study Centre is the perfect option for students who need an additional year of study to improve knowledge and skills before progressing onto your chosen undergraduate degree.

Foundation in Engineering and Technology

Find out more about the Foundation in Engineering and Technology, taught on-campus at the University of Leicester. You will be issued with one offer letter covering the Foundation and the full duration of your degree. 

Progression degree options

All of these degrees can be chosen as a progression option from the Foundation in Engineering and Technology, taught in the Global Study Centre. 

 

Read more about the progression degrees on offer at the University of Leicester. You will be asked to choose your desired progression degree upon application to the Global Study Centre. Please note the links below open in the University of Leicester website. 

 

 

Read more about the progression degrees on offer at the University of Leicester. You will be asked to choose your desired progression degree upon application to the Global Study Centre.

Please note the links below open in the University of Leicester website. 

 

Read more about the progression degrees on offer at the University of Leicester. You will be asked to choose your desired progression degree upon application to the Global Study Centre.

Please note the links below open in the University of Leicester website. 

 

Read more about the progression degrees on offer at the University of Leicester. You will be asked to choose your desired progression degree upon application to the Global Study Centre.

Please note the links below open in the University of Leicester website. 

 

Read more about the progression degrees on offer at the University of Leicester. You will be asked to choose your desired progression degree upon application to the Global Study Centre.

Please note the links below open in the University of Leicester website. 

More information

Scholarships

If you are studying at the Global Study Centre in 2023/24, you could be eligible for a scholarship.

Campus and facilities

Discover our world-classes campus facilities, including a 24-hour library, two sports centres, and a botanic garden. 

School of Engineering

View the facilities on offer at the University of Leicester School of Engineering. If you have chosen a degree in engineering you will study here once you have progressed from the Global Study Centre.