University of Leicester


University of the YearTimes Higher Education Awards – 2008

Ranked #1 in the UK for teaching quality, personal development, academic support and overall satisfaction – UK higher education funding councils in England, Wales & Northern Ireland

Ranked # 16 in the UKThe Complete University Guide – 2014.

Ranked #189 in the worldTimes Higher Education Supplement 2004.

Under the grant of a Royal Charter, The University of Leicester, UK now has nearly 20,000 students with more than 6000 bachelors, masters and doctorate degree courses studying independently throughout the world of Leicester’s international courses for professional adults. Keeping in view the needs of working professionals, we have introduced well-structured online blended learning bachelor and master degree courses such as our BA Honours in Business Marketing and EMBA.

Founded in 1921 Leicester is a top UK University, recognized as a leading international centre for teaching and research.

About 1 in 7 of our international business professionals are in the Middle East, through our partner Stafford Associates, UAE. Of only 18 distinctions world-wide, this serious mark of academic achievement included five from the Middle East in the July 2004 graduate list.

The University is world-renowned for the discovery of the revolutionary technique of DNA genetic fingerprinting and houses one of the largest University-based space research groups in Europe. It is also co-founder of the National Space Centre.

In the year that saw the 20th Anniversary of the discovery of DNA Genetic Fingerprinting at the University of Leicester, research continues to flourish. In 2004 Leicester hit the headlines with a new forensic technique – Ear Printing. Every ear is unique and Leicester scientists are developing ways to identify individuals by their ears and the prints they often leave behind.

More directly, as the UK University with the highest proportion of postgraduates Leicester has long and extensive experience of producing learning courses for independent study by busy professional businesspeople. Designed by highly qualified business faculty teachers, the study material suits the requirements of working professionals. The range of resource centres around the world ensure full recognition of the University by all major countries.