Informatics at Leicester

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We are a young and dynamic department that takes a scientific approach to computing. Our researchers have played a major part in developing modern trends in Informatics and this is reflected in our teaching, where we have a strong tradition of high-level and innovative courses.

Undergraduate Courses Postgraduate Study
Research About the department



Our research is directed to the foundations of computational models, processes and structures, and the way they support the engineering of software intensive systems. See our publications.


Our teaching is inspired by our research and aims at helping our students to become highly skilled professionals.


We have an open approach to collaboration with industry. We undertake joint projects and organise events to connect our students and potential employers.

International Scope

Our teaching and research takes place on the international stage. Our staff participate in national and international research projects and partnerships.

We welcome international students and have a dedicated International Office to offer support at every stage.

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Admissions Enquiries:
BSc: +44 (0) 116 252 5280
MSc: +44 (0) 116 252 2265
E: BSc
E: MSc

Departmental Enquiries:
T: +44 (0) 116 252 2129/3887
F: +44 (0) 116 252 3604

Dept of Informatics
University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7RH
United Kingdom


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