Planning on starting university in 2020 but haven’t yet applied anywhere or you may have applied but to still to accept your offer?  Well, it’s not too late – if you’re starting a new application you have until 5 July to apply and if you already have a university offer you have until 18 June to accept.

New Applications

If you don't have your results yet, simply apply through UCAS Extra. If you've already got your grades, you can apply directly to us. To help you make up your mind, why not join our next Virtual Open Day festival?

Offer Holder with us

If you already have an offer to study with us this September, head over to our Offer Holder pages, where you’ll find all the information you need, including talks from your chosen subject area and information on our next Digital Offer Holder Day live chat.

Late applicant Webinar

Not sure where to start, or have some questions about the application process?  We’re here to help. We’ll be hosting a webinar on Wednesday 20 May to go through the steps you need to take to apply late to University.

Applying through UCAS

If you haven’t applied already, once you’ve decided which course you want to study, you can apply using the UCAS Apply system. You’ll need the UCAS code for your application, which you can find on the relevant course page of our website, and you’ll also need our UCAS institution code, which is L34.

Apply through UCAS

Applying through UCAS Extra

If you’ve already applied through UCAS and used all five of your choices, you can still apply by using UCAS Extra.

If you haven’t received any offers, or don’t want to accept any offers you’ve received, you can make a free sixth application without having to wait for Clearing.

Take a look at the courses we offer and find the one that’s right for you.

Applying directly to us

If you’ve already got your grades, you may not need to apply through UCAS. Contact our admissions experts and they will be happy to guide you through the process.

Find out more about applying direct

Need help with your application?

If you’ve got any questions about studying with us, you can chat to staff and students.

Members of the admissions team are also available on email and by phone if you have any questions or queries.


Phone: 0116 252 5281

WhatsApp: 0774 1234 273

Ignite - your learning experience this September

Ignite is our on campus offer that combines online and on campus learning.

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Application Checklist

1. Search our course list of nearly 200 courses

We have nearly 200 research-led courses at University of Leicester.

Find the perfect course for you.

2. Look around the University and talk to our students

We’d love to be able to show you round campus in person, but for now you have the next best thing – a virtual campus tour.

You can also chat to current students to find out what life at university is like before joining us in real life.

3. Confirm your place with us

You can do this through UCAS Extra or apply to us directly.

4. Apply to Student Finance

If you haven’t already, you’ll need to apply to Student Finance as soon as possible. If you put this off your loan might be delayed and you might not receive this before you join us.

Visit our fees and finance page for more information.

5. Apply to accommodation

We have guaranteed accommodation options for all first years, with options to suit everyone’s preferences and needs.

Find out more about our accommodation options and how to apply for your accommodation.