Powered by world-class research, the University of Leicester delivers research-inspired distance learning education across the Sciences, Humanities, Law, Medicine, the Arts and Business, with staff and students collaborating online to create, share and apply knowledge to change the world. We are a world-leading, diverse and inclusive university with a long history of delivering distance learning. At Leicester, our students are Citizens of Change, unconfined by academic boundaries. Wherever you are in the world, you will be given the support you need to be creative and develop both personally and professionally.

Our distance learning courses are taught by staff who change the world through innovative and life-changing research. Leicester research breaks new ground and makes an impact globally, covering many different areas, with real-life applications. Our distance learning students are exposed to the most up-to-date knowledge and teaching informed by this research, as well as encouraged to contribute their own perspectives.

Discover more about Distance Learning with the University of Leicester

Learn more about funding options available for students taking distance learning courses

Postgraduate Digital Open Day

Join us on Saturday 15 May, 10.00am-2.00pm (BST) as we open our virtual doors. Masters degree or PhD, on campus or distance learning – find out everything you want to know about our postgraduate study options.

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Funding Information

Funding applies to:

UK, EU and International applicants.

Please see our website for how to apply:
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