University of Leicester

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The University of Leicester is consistently ranked in the top 25 of all UK national league tables 21st in the Guardian University Guide, 13th in the Complete University Guide

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

University of the Year Runner-up – Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2014

Ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and the THE World University Rankings – Ranked 161 in THE World Rankings

The University has won Times Higher Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and most recently in 2013 for Outstanding Communications Team and Outstanding Fundraising Initiative. It is the only university to win awards in seven consecutive years

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.

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.