Iraq

The University of Leicester welcomes students from Iraq.

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


Your International Office team

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Dr Wadah Mahbuba and the International Office team can provide you with more information about studying in the UK at Leicester.

Please visit our contact us page for details.


Entry requirements

Foundation

If you graduate from Secondary school with the Baccalaureate (I’idadiya) you will need to complete a Foundation Year to be eligible for admission to an undergraduate degree 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 A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) or you have completed successfully the first year in a recognised University in Iraq 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 a Bachelors degree from a recognised University in Iraq you will be considered for entry to a Master's degree. The offer you receive will depend on the subject that you wish to study.

For more information about available degrees please see 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 undergraduate (Bachelors) degree from a recognised Iraqi university, usually in a related subject area (depending on the subject that 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.


International student community

students walking around Oadby Student VillageThe University of Leicester welcomes students from all over the world. Of our 13,000 full-time, campus-based students, over 25% come from outside the EU, from more than 70 different countries.

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


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