Caribbean

The University of Leicester welcomes students from the Caribbean.

You can find country specific information here including entry requirements for our courses, and information about the Caribbean student community.


Your International Officer

The International Officer for the Caribbean is Felicity Lawrence.

If you would like more information about studying at Leicester, there are many ways you can get in touch. Please visit our contact us page for details. 


Useful information


Entry requirements

Foundation

If you do not meet the entry requirements for a Bachelors degree you will need to complete a Foundation Year to be eligible for admission to an undergraduate programme at Leicester.

Please visit the International Study Centre website for information about the International Foundation Year or the International Year One for Management programmes.

Undergraduate (Bachelors) degrees

  • If you are studying for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) then you can apply for entry to an undergraduate degree. A typical offer would be passes in three 2-unit CAPE subjects with grades I, II, II (depending on the subject you wish to study).
  • If you are studying A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) then you can begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree. Please see individual course pages for entry requirements.

For more information about available degrees please see individual course pages.

Postgraduate (Masters) degrees

If you hold an upper second class honours Bachelors degree from a recognised university you will be considered for entry to a Master’s degree.

For more information about available degrees please see the individual course pages

PhDs and other research degrees

To apply for a PhD (or other postgraduate research qualification, such as MPhil, DClinPsy, DSocSci, EdD or MD) you must have an upper second class honours undergraduate (Bachelors) degree from a recognised university, usually in a related subject area (depending on the subject you wish to study).

You must also be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of appropriate research methodologies. Research degrees are demanding and intensive: to succeed at this level you must be highly motivated, be able to work independently, and have an appropriate familiarity with the discipline and its associated research techniques/methodologies.

Where a Masters degree is required, this is indicated in the relevant description on our Postgraduate Research webpages, together with further information about requirement.

English Language Requirements

Please see details of our English language requirements.


Caribbean student community

students walking around Oadby Student VillageThe University of Leicester welcomes students from all over the world. In 2015-16 this included 18 students from the Caribbean.

Discover what it's like to study at Leicester by reading our international student profiles.


Student Societies


Other sources of information