The University of Leicester welcomes students from Sweden.
You can find country specific information here including entry requirements for our courses and information about the Swedish student community.
Your International Office team
The International Office can provide you with more information about studying in the UK at Leicester.
Please visit our contact us page for details.
Undergraduate (Bachelors) degrees
If you have completed (or will complete) the Fullständigt Slutbetyg fran Komvux you will typically require VG in all subjects to begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree (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.
If you have completed the European Baccalaureate then you can begin from the first year of a Bachelors degree. 85% would be the equivalent to a grade A in a British A-level; 77% would be equivalent to a grade B.
For more information about available courses please see individual course pages.
Postgraduate (Masters) degrees
If you hold a Bachelors Degree/Kandidatexamen Degree (or higher qualification) from a recognised university, with a minimum grade of godkänd or better, you will be considered for entry to a Masters degree (depending on the subject you wish to study).
For more information about courses please see individual course pages.
PhDs and other research degrees
To apply for a PhD (or other postgraduate research qualification) you must have a Bachelors Degree/Kandidatexamen Degree (or higher qualification) from a recognised university, with a minimum grade of godkänd or better (depending on the subject 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.
International student community
The University of Leicester has around 13,000 full-time, campus-based students, many of which travel from all over the world to study with us.
Discover what it's like to study at Leicester by reading our international student profiles…
We have partnership agreements with universities in your country. 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.
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