Postgraduate Profiles

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences at the University of Leicester has an international reputation based on our research strengths. This groundbreaking research into a wide range of subject areas directly informs our high quality teaching.


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The facilities in the department are great for researchers – labs, computer facilities, and then there is the best Library.

Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

The Department has an international reputation in many research areas and is exceptionally well-funded with programme and project grants from a number of sources (including BBSRC, MRC, Wellcome Foundation, the EU, medical research charities, health authorities, governments and various industrial sources).


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The Winning Team, Broadening Horizons and the Postgraduate Careers Support have enhanced and improved my transferable skills.

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Leicester has helped make the transition between the Medicine course and my intercalated degrees as easy as possible.

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I've had a really thorough introduction into what the world of research is like.

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full profile

The course has been hard work; however these months have been the best of my studying/working life.

Health and Social Care

Our health and social care courses are offered via a range of study routes, including full-time, part-time and distance learning, providing you with the flexibility to fit your study around your other commitments.


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Staff in my department are supportive, encouraging and knowledgeable.


Our genetics courses provide you with the skills and knowledge to enhance your career in molecular, biomedical or biotechnological research, or to move onto a PhD programme


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The seminars, lectures and practical elements are all top class and engaging.

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Leicester is one of the best in genetics, so I didn’t consider any other courses.

Cardiovascular Sciences

Cardiovascular research has been a major strength of the Leicester Medical School since its inception. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, 95% of the cardiovascular research in Leicester was considered to be of international
level, over half the submitted outputs ranked as outstanding or excellent and one in seven of the submitted research outputs ranked as world-leading.


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Leicester has a fantastic reputation for cardiology services and research, particularly in the areas of electrophysiology and genetics.

Cancer Studies

Our courses are designed to provide you with the theoretical and practical analytical skills currently used in cancer research.


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I chose to study at Leicester because it is known for its excellent Biology department and is in the top 10 of UK universities for Biosciences.


The School has an excellent reputation for the range, quality and influence of its research; it is equipped to undertake both pure and applied studies.


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The modern facilities and laboratory equipment make research exercise fascinating.

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College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester
Maurice Shock Building
University Road