Welcome to our Postgraduate Digital Open Day

Whether you are considering a Masters degree or a PhD, studied on campus or by distance learning, this is your opportunity to find out everything you want to know about postgraduate study with the University of Leicester.

Our Schedule - Now and Next

All times are British Summer Time (BST)

A schedule of the day's live events
Start and finish times (BST) What's happening?
10am - 3pm

Live chat

Postgraduate study chats
The basics. The details. Everything you want to know about being a postgraduate student at Leicester. Lots of chats throughout the day on a wide range of topics. Join in at any time.

  • Accommodation
  • Alumni Engagement Team
  • Careers Development Service
  • Distance Learning
  • English Language Support
  • Helpzone
  • India Office
  • International Students
  • Postgraduate Admissions and Visas/li>
  • Postgraduate Student Finance
  • Research Degrees
  • Scholarships
  • Student Life
12pm - 3pm

Live chat

Subject chats 3
Talk to academics and students about the subject you’re interested in. What’s involved? What are the benefits? Ask us anything. In this session we’re looking at the subjects listed below. Can’t see your subject? Check the other subject chats throughout the day.

  • Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • History, Politics & International Relations
  • Physics
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • School of Arts
  • Sociology

How to join the live presentations

You can access the live event using a browser on your PC/Mac. If you are joining using your smartphone, you need to download the Microsoft Teams app from your app store. You will then be able to join as a guest, or with your Microsoft 365 account.

For our Postgraduate Open Day on 30 June 2020, we moved everything online. If you missed that date, don’t worry – most of it is still here. Take a look around this page for lots of great postgraduate resources including:

You’d be most welcome to join us again. Our next Postgraduate Digital Open Day will be on Tuesday 28 July – book your place.

Join us in September or January

The 2020/21 academic year will start on 28 September 2020 as planned, but we know some people might not be ready to start a degree at that time. So we’ve introduced an optional later start date in January 2021 for those students who would find this more convenient. You’ll do the same work and end up with the same degree.

Find out more about courses starting in January

Find out how ignite works

A new way to study in a new world

A new world needs a new way to study. Our innovative ‘ignite’ approach combines face-to-face, on-campus study with flexible digital learning. ignite is a blended approach designed to provide you with the education you deserve without compromising your safety.

Find out more about ignite


Discover more about postgraduate study at Leicester

Studying for a postgraduate qualification is a big decision – but it can reap fantastic rewards. Browse the information below to find out more. And if you still have questions, that’s fine. And if you still have questions, that's fine email us any time.

What makes a Citizen of Change?

We are Citizens of Change

At Leicester, our students and our staff are all Citizens of Change. We work together to explore the latest conversations, investigate the most pressing challenges and provide solutions to the most complex of issues. As a Leicester student, you will be given the space and support in which to be creative and develop both personally and professionally.