A top 30 UK university with funding opportunities – find your Masters at the University of Leicester

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Boost your employment potential, develop your skills and knowledge with a Masters from the University of Leicester – a top 30 UK university. (Times Higher Education World University Guide 2023; Complete University Guide 2023)

Why the University of Leicester?

The University of Leicester has a reputation for being one of the top universities in the UK for postgraduate study. As a top 30 ranked UK university, we offer flexible courses backed by cutting-edge research. Our research quality is ranked top 30 in the UK (Times Higher Education analysis of REF 2021), so with the University of Leicester you’ll be in safe hands, learning from our subject experts.

Most of our postgraduate courses start in September. Some have an additional, alternative start date in January.

Science and Engineering courses:


Computer Science


Geography, Geology and the Environment

Mathematics and Actuarial Science

Space Exploration Systems

Spacecraft Engineering

Life Sciences courses:

Biological Sciences

Health Sciences


Social Sciences, Humanities and Business courses:






Film Studies


Media and Communication

Museum Studies

Politics and International Relations

Funding Support

The University of Leicester offers a comprehensive programme of financial support options for new and returning postgraduate students.

You could be eligible for a tuition fee discount, a full fee waiver or a scholarship up to £9,000. These awards are granted on both needs-based and merit-based criteria, and are available to postgraduate students studying on campus or through distance learning. Scholarships and bursaries offered vary by subject and may change from year to year.

Watch our events on demand

Catch up with some of our recent events for postgraduate applicants on our YouTube channel. You can find details of these on our postgraduate events page.

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

University of Leicester Campus

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