Syrian Arab Republic

The University of Leicester welcomes students from the Syrian Arab Republic.

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


Your International Officer

portrait of Shahid Hussain

The International Officer for the Syrian Arab Republic is Shahid Hussain.

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 graduate from High School with the Shahâda al-Thânawiyya al-Ämma or Baccalauréat (High School leaving certificate) 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) then you can begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree. Please see individual course pages for further information about entry requirements.

For more information about available degrees please see individual course pages

Postgraduate (Masters) degrees

If you hold a four-year Bachelors degree with an average of over 65% from a recognised University in Syria (depending on the subject that you wish to study) you can be considered for entry to a Masters degree.

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 a four-year Bachelors degree from a recognised Syrian university, usually in a related subject area, with an average of over 65% (depending on the subject that you wish to study) which is equivalent to a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree (also known as a 2:1).

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.


Syrian student community

The University of Leicester welcomes students from all over the world. In 2015-16 this included 5 students from the Syrian Arab Republic.

students walking around Oadby Student VillageDiscover what it's like to study at Leicester by reading our international student profiles.


Student Societies

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