Leicester College

Leicester College is one of the largest in the UK with more than 27,400 learners studying with us on a wide range of courses, from many backgrounds and with different ambitions and aspirations.

Master's Programmes


Key facts and figures
  • More than 27,400 learners study with us.
  • We offer hundreds of courses from entry level to university level.
  • We provide training for thousands of local and national companies.
  • The College has three state-of-the-art city centre campuses and runs courses in more than 80 community venues.
  • In 2011, Ofsted found that the College is outstanding at meeting the needs of learners, employers and the wider community.
  • 674 learners are studying university-level courses.
  • We have 3,100 Apprentices and Advanced Apprentices.
  • 6,720 learners studied Skills for Life courses.
  • 805 learners went on to Higher Education after studying at Leicester College.
  • We have 555 learners aged 14-16 years, and 5,370 learners aged 16-18 years.
  • We are proud that our learners reflect the diversity of the local population:
    • 390 learners have a learning difficulty and/or disability.
    • 39% are from black and minority ethnic groups.
    • 43% are from areas of disadvantage.
    • 4,787 learners are taking ESOL programmes.
  • We employ 1,400 people.
  • The annual budget is over £50 million.
  • We are members of three National Skills Academy networks in the areas of Food and Drink, Retail and Materials, Production and Supply.
  • We are also a member of the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

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Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Learning is my habbit and the institution is good

I have not yet started my program at Leicester University. I have received admission for Linguistics and TESOL MA via Distance Learning. This is a course that I am passionate about. I want to help many students and professionals who are stuck on their lev
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Not yet started on the programme but am certain it will be an excellent experience!

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It is good to study here


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