International students

Singapore

The University of Leicester welcomes students from Singapore.

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

The Future Students Office

The Future Students Office can provide you with more information about studying in the UK at Leicester. Kristin Loong, our Regional Manager is based in Kuala Lumpur and would be more than happy to answer any questions that you might have, put you in touch with one of our current students or recent alumni, or arrange an individual consultation at a time that is convenient for you. She can be contacted via email (kwml3@le.ac.uk) at any time, so please get in touch!

Please visit our contact us page for details.

Useful information

Entry requirements

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 entry requirements.

If you have already completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at a university in Singapore, you may be considered for entry to the first or second year of a Bachelors degree if you have studied relevant subjects and/or modules.

If you hold a three-year Diploma awarded by one of the Polytechnics in Singapore, you can be considered for admission to the first year of a Bachelors degree. You may be considered for entry to the second year if you have achieved high marks and taken relevant courses.

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

Postgraduate (Masters) degrees

If you hold a Bachelors degree with second class honours awarded by a university in Singapore you will be considered for entry to a Masters degree. Some degrees may require upper second class honours.

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) you must have a Bachelors degree from a recognised university with at least second class honours, 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.

Agents in your region

We work with the following agents in Singapore:

International student community

students walking around Oadby Student Village

The University of Leicester welcomes students from all over the world. Of our 20,000 full-time, campus-based students, over 33% come from outside the EU, from more than 163 different countries.

Student Societies

Exchange opportunities

We have partnership agreements with universities in your country, including:

If you are currently studying an undergraduate degree in your home country it may be possible to study with us for a semester or a year. Please check with your home university whether they have a partnership with Leicester or whether your studies with us could be taken as an accredited part of your degree.

Other sources of information

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