Postgraduate courses starting in January 2021

Our 2020/21 academic year started in September 2020 as planned. However, this year we’re also running an excellent range of postgraduate courses that will have an additional start in January 2021.

You'll find our full-time January 2021 postgraduate courses on this page, where you can access full course details and apply.

Our postgraduate education is founded on our ground-breaking research and we are in the top 25 of UK universities* which means you will be taught by experts at the cutting edge of their academic discipline. Join us in January and become a Citizen of Change.

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Further information

Ignite – a new way to study

A new world needs a new way to study. Ignite is the University of Leicester’s blended approach to providing the education you deserve in a post-COVID era. Ignite blends comprehensive online lectures with as much safe on-campus learning and face-to-face study as possible. With accommodation and student support packages to match.

Fees and funding

A postgraduate degree is a big financial commitment, but it’s an investment in your future that can reap incredible rewards. Visit our Fees and Funding page for more information about loans and grants, bursaries and scholarships.


Learn more about your accommodation options including how we’re making our accommodation safe in unprecedented times.

Contact us

If you have any questions about studying with us, our live chat is available hosted by current students and members of the admissions and recruitment team.