Postgraduate Study

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An exciting aspect of the University of Leicester's culture is our growing community of postgraduate students. Leicester University offers Taught Master's programmes (MA, MSC), Research Degrees (PhD) and Professional Doctorates. No matter what you are studying you will be supported and supervised by the very best staff who are experts in their field. Their scope and depth of knowledge combined with our extensive range of Postgraduate skills training courses will help you plan the direction of your future career, whilst receiving guidance and advice from our experts' real experiences'.

The University has an extensive range of PhD, MA and MSc degree provision enabling you to benefit from high quality teaching informed by innovative research.

The quality of our postgraduate teaching has been judged by the Government’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) to be among the best in the country. All departments assessed by the QAA since March 1998 have been rated as excellent, a record which just one other university has been able to match. The University prides itself not only on the range of its programmes but also on its ability to offer courses in a flexible way which students appreciate.

For more information on the different postgraduate opportunities offered by the College of Life Sciences, please select one of the options below:


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