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07.09.2020 -10.06.2021
18+
from 17 450 £ / year

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Short information about standard three-year course of the first higher education (profile, without narrow specialization).

Bachelor's programs at Leicester University are available at the faculties of social sciences, medicine, law, education, and art. Each course provides theory and practice within the student's chosen profile. Theoretical preparation is given more attention. On the first courses students study general and profile subjects in the ratio 2: 1. The third year of studying is specialized. Attention of students are offered core subjects and practice in the chosen field of activity.

  • Student age: 18+
  • Start dates: September.
  • Requirements for enrollment: certificate or GCSE, A-level, IB, IELTS from 6.0 or TOEFL from 80 (minimum requirements for applicants of faculties of law and medicine 7,0 / 100, 7,5 / 110 respectively).
  • The result of studying: a bachelor's degree, high quality of profile knowledge, employment prospects abroad.
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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
07.09.2020 -10.06.2021
18+
from 17 450 £ / year

Short information about standard three-year course of the first higher education (profile, without narrow specialization).

Bachelor's programs at Leicester University are available at the faculties of social sciences, medicine, law, education, and art. Each course provides theory and practice within the student's chosen profile. Theoretical preparation is given more attention. On the first courses students study general and profile subjects in the ratio 2: 1. The third year of studying is specialized. Attention of students are offered core subjects and practice in the chosen field of activity.

  • Student age: 18+
  • Start dates: September.
  • Requirements for enrollment: certificate or GCSE, A-level, IB, IELTS from 6.0 or TOEFL from 80 (minimum requirements for applicants of faculties of law and medicine 7,0 / 100, 7,5 / 110 respectively).
  • The result of studying: a bachelor's degree, high quality of profile knowledge, employment prospects abroad.
07.09.2020 -10.06.2021
21+
from 19 760 £ / year

Short information about postgraduate program, designed for 1-2 years, characterized by a narrow specialization and practical orientation.

Master's programs in all faculties of the university include profile theoretical education of specialists and practice (internship) in the organizations of the relevant field of activity. Students receive experience in project management, participation in scientific research, teaching of special disciplines (depending on the priority vector of education).

  • Student age: 21+
  • Start dates: September.
  • Requirements for admission: Bachelor's degree, IELTS from 6.5 (7.0 - 7.5 for law and medicine), summaries, recommendations (professional, academic), motivation letter.
  • The result of the studying: high quality of academic and practical education, demanded specialty, career prospects in Europe.

International Foundation Year

  • Age of participants: 17 years
  • Duration of the program: 3 semesters
  • Beginning of classes: January, September
  • Level of education: high school diploma with good marks
  • Knowledge of English: IELTS 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in the writing section)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Participants: foreign students (not citizens of the European Union and Britain).

The International Foundation Year is designed for foreign participants who need to bring the level of knowledge and English language in line with the requirements of the university, and also to undergo an adaptation process. The course lasts 3 semesters and has two start dates - in January or September. To participate in the program you need to have a certain level of language and education (if necessary, you can take special English courses).

Studying is conducted in 4 directions:

  • Economics and Management
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Science
  • Society and Culture.

Each direction includes several carefully selected and developed modules, through which all the questions and topics needed for the chosen direction are revealed. Modules include:

  • English academic language. Students actively work on improving their language, develop the ability to express their ideas clearly, get used to using the language in everyday life and the learning process.
  • Basic discipline. The basic subject for the chosen direction is studied.
  • Research project. During his studies each student conducts his own research - so he gets an understanding of what includes studying at the university and what standards / rules must be observed in order to become a successful student.
  • Subject disciplines. This includes subjects, work on which gives students a complete picture of the topics in the chosen direction and reveals interesting details.

Classes are conducted exclusively by highly qualified teachers, who are real masters of their craft. The course includes various types of classes that constantly alternate and enable students to switch their attention and rest. Types of classes are the following:

  • Lectures;
  • Seminars;
  • Individual work;
  • Working with sources and literature;
  • Work in groups and mini-groups;
  • Research and experiments.

For regular monitoring of academic progress, various tests are regularly carried out:

  • Exams and "invisible" exams;
  • Tests;
  • Preparing and presenting presentations;
  • Writing extended essays;
  • Course project (research work).

Teachers and university specialists pay great attention to the process of adapting students to the education system and way of life at the university. Students receive effective help on all emerging issues, both academic and everyday. After successful completion of the studying, graduates enter the first course of the available bachelor's specialties at the University of Leicester.

Directions of studying, program content and available bachelor's specialties:

Direction "Economics and Management":

1. The main modules of the studying program:

  • Academic English
  • Basic mathematics. The module is focused on studying topics from algebra and statistics. Students develop an understanding of mathematical terms and methods, and apply them to solve problems.
  • Research.

2. Subject modules:

  • Business and the modern market economy. Themes are: operational and strategic problems faced by businessmen in the modern market economy; management, human resources, marketing and ethical aspects.
  • Economy (part 1). Topics are: economic systems, types of goods, resource allocation, elasticity, price control, types of markets, cost and income, economies of scale.
  • Economy (part 2). Topics: aggregate demand, economic policy, inflation, unemployment, international trade and development economics.
  • Globalization and global problems. The module is devoted to the study and analysis of problems and dynamics that led to the formation of modern political life and society at the international, transnational and global levels. The themes of the module disclose the causes and consequences of globalization.
  • Introduction to financial accounting. Topics: preparation of trial balances, profit and loss statements, depreciation, limited liability companies, production accounts and interpretation of accounts.

The direction "Society and Culture" (Society and Culture):

1. The main modules of the studying program:

  • Academic English
  • General Mathematics
  • Research project.

2. Subject modules:

  • Business and the modern market economy
  • Economy (part 1)
  • Globalization and global problems. This module focuses on identifying the causes and consequences of the globalization process, students are studying all the issues and topics related to these issues.
  • Media resources and society. Themes: key concepts in various media events, the role and influence of media resources in the context of a wider society.
  • Right. Themes are: the legal framework in institutions, procedures and methodology, the tradition of English law and the legal system, the application of the law and the constitutional context in which it operates.

Bachelor's programs available after the directions "Economics and Management", "Society and Culture" (Society and Culture) are the following:

  • Archeology (BA)
  • Ancient History and Archeology (BA)
  • Banking and Finance (BA)
  • Business Economics (BA)
  • Economy (Economics, BA)
  • Economics and Accounting (BA)
  • Financial Economics (BA)
  • Banking and Finance (BSc)
  • Business Economics (BSc)
  • Economy (Economics, BSc)
  • Economics and Accounting (BSc)
  • Financial Economics (BSc)
  • Criminology (BSc)
  • Human Geography (BA)
  • Geography (Geography, BA)
  • Geography (Geography, BSc)
  • History (History, BA)
  • Contemporary History (BA)
  • History and Politics (BA)
  • History and American Studies (BA)
  • History and Archeology (BA)
  • Ancient History Ancient (BA)
  • Film research and visual arts (BA)
  • Film and Media Studies (BA)
  • History of Art (History of Art, BA)
  • English and French Law (LLB)
  • Law (Law, LLB)
  • Law and Criminology (LLB)
  • Law and Politics (LLB0)
  • Law and Modern Languages ​​(LLB)
  • Management Studies (BA)
  • Management (Finance) (BA)
  • Management (marketing) (BA)
  • Management Studies (Management Studies (BA)
  • Management and Politics (BA)
  • Management and Economics (BA)
  • Accounting and Finance (BSc)
  • Media and Communication (BA)
  • Media and Society (BA)
  • European Studies (BA)
  • French and Italian (BA)
  • French and Spanish (BA)
  • Italian and Spanish (BA)
  • Modern language studies (BA)
  • Modern Languages ​​and Translation (BA)
  • Modern Languages ​​with Management (BA)
  • Modern languages ​​and film studies (BA)
  • Politics (Politics, BA)
  • International Relations (BA)
  • International Relations and History (BA)
  • Politics and Sociology (BA)
  • Politics and Economics (BA)
  • Psychology (Psychology, BSc)
  • Applied Psychology (BSc)
  • Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience (PBSc)
  • Sociology (Sociology, BA).

IMPORTANT! Students can apply to these specialties after technical directions.

Direction "Science":

1. The main modules of the studying program:

  • Academic English
  • Mathematics (part 1). Topics: direct and linear equations, set theory and probability, statistics, linear programming, indices and logarithms, experimental laws.
  • Research project (for a given topic).

2. Subject modules:

  • Biology (part 1). Topics: biological molecules, cellular structure, cell division, movement through cell membranes, enzymes and metabolic pathways.
  • Biology (part 2). Topics: cardiovascular system, respiratory system, digestive system, control, coordination and reproduction systems.
  • Chemistry (part 1). Topics: formulas, equations and moles, atomic structure, introduction to oxidation-reduction systems, thermodynamics.
  • Chemistry (part 2). Topics: equilibrium, acid-base balance, kinetics and organic chemistry.
  • Further research in the field of biology and chemistry. Topics: genetics, ecology and plant biology, inorganic chemistry, oxidation / reduction reactions and transition element chemistry.

Bachelor's programs available after the direction of "Science":

  • Biological Sciences (BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) (BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (Genetics) (BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (Microbiology) (BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (Neurology) (BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (Psychology and Pharmacology) (BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (zoology) (BSc)
  • Medical Biochemistry (BSc)
  • Medical Genetics (BSc)
  • Medical Microbiology (BSc)
  • Medical Psychology (BSc)
  • Chemistry (BSc)
  • Chemistry and Forensic Science (BSc)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry (BSc)
  • Chemistry (Chemistry, MChem)
  • Chemistry and Forensic Science (MChem)
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry (MChem)
  • Computer science (MComp)
  • Computer science (BSc)
  • Physical Geography (BSc)
  • Geology (Geology, BSc)
  • Geology and Paleobiology (BSc)
  • Geology with applied geology and geology of the environment (BSc)
  • Geology and Geophysics (BSc)
  • Geology and geophysics (MGeol).

Direction Engineering and Technology:

1. Main modules:

  • Academic English
  • Mathematics (part 1)
  • Research project (each student performs his work on the chosen topic).

2. Subject modules:

  • Mechanics (part 1). Topics: vectors, forces and equilibrium, relative motion, Newton's laws of motion, friction and work, energy and strength.
  • Mechanics (part 2). Topics: advanced vectors, forces as fixed vectors, centers of gravity / centers of mass and particle dynamics.
  • Physics (part 1). Topics: sound, reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction, electromagnetic waves, the strength of solids, liquids, heating, gases and the structure of an atom.
  • Physics (part 2). Topics: electric current and charge, potential difference, resistance, capacitance, transistors and amplifiers, electric fields, gravitational fields, magnetic fields and electromagnetic fields.
  • Mathematics (part 2). Topics are: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, differentiation, integration, numerical methods and vectors.

Bachelor's programs available after the direction of Engineering:

  • Aerospace (Aerospace, BEng)
  • Electronic systems and electricity (BEng)
  • General questions (BEng)
  • Mechanical (BEng)
  • Aerospace (Aerospace, MEng)
  • Electronic and Electrical Systems (MEng)
  • General Questions (General, MEng)
  • Mechanical (MEng)
  • Software Engineering (BSc)
  • Mathematics (MMath)
  • Mathematics (BSc)
  • Mathematics and Actuarial Science (BSc)
  • Physics (Physics, BSc)
  • Physics (Physics, MPhys)
  • Physics and Astrophysics (BSc)
  • Physics and Astrophysics (MPhys)
  • Physics, Space Science and Technology (BSc)
  • Physics with Space Science and Technology (MPhys)
  • Geology (Geology, BSc)
  • Geology and Paleobiology (BSc)
  • Geology with applied geology and geology of the environment (BSc)
  • Geology and Geophysics (BSc)
  • Geology and geophysics (MGeol).

REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIPT

  • Age of participants: 17 years
  • Participants are foreign citizens (not EU citizens and Britons)
  • English language level for participation: IELTS 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in the letter section)
  • Level of education: high school diploma with good grades (minimum GPA 4.0).

DAYS OF TRIMESTORS AND ADDITIONAL COSTS

Beginning of classes are January, September.

The academic year is divided into semesters:

1. Beginning in January:

  • Semester 1: from January 8 to March 23
  • Semester 2: from 3 April to 9 June
  • Semester 3: from June 11 to August 10.

2. Beginning in September:

  • Semester 1: from September 17 to November 30
  • Semester 2: from 7 January to 22 March
  • Semester 3: from April 1 to June 7.
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