Faculty of Arts, Design and Humanities
The faculty is home to the creative disciplines and humanities subjects, with subjects taught by internationally acclaimed and award-winning academics. Graduates go on to enjoy success in a wide range of careers with high-profile brands such as Adidas, the BBC, BMW, Disney Studios, Tommy Hilfiger and Next.
Art, Design and Architecture students benefit from industry-standard facilities complete with cutting-edge technologies such as digital editing suites and dedicated drawing and modelling studios. World-leading Fashion and Textiles courses offer an extensive range of specialist facilities including professionally equipped studios, textiles testing labs, and shoemaking, weaving, sewing and knitting workshops. Humanities students have access to the full range of audio-visual and IT facilities, including audio, video and web-based learning, and the option to study a language alongside their degree.
Faculty of Business and Law
Based in the £35 million Hugh Aston building and the stunningly restored Leicester Castle Business School, the Faculty of Business and Law is a truly global community of more than 6,000 students from more than 100 nationalities. State-of-the-art study facilities include a mock courtroom, law library and computer laboratories along with study and breakout areas.
The faculty boasts strong links with professional bodies such as ACCA, CIMA, CIM and CIPD, offering recognition and significant exemptions from professional courses across a wide range of subject areas.
With a strong emphasis on employability, the business and law undergraduate programmes offer students an opportunity to undertake a placement. A dedicated team helps students to secure relevant posts to gain valuable industry experience. The faculty also offers specialist postgraduate and professional courses, designed to be relevant to industry today.
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Home to four specialist schools – Allied Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, and Leicester School of Pharmacy – the faculty educates and develops professionals who make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society.
Teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many courses have professional accreditations. A range of work experience and volunteering opportunities enables students to develop the skills sought by graduate employers. Recent graduates have secured roles with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, the Ministry of Defence and the NHS.
The dedicated facilities are designed to replicate current practice and feature industry-standard equipment, enabling staff and students to undertake life-changing projects to improve health and social care.
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media
The faculty is home to a diverse range of courses across three specialist schools, taught by experienced academics in professional facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology.
Bringing together technical and creative disciplines, the Leicester Media School offers students opportunities to take part in national competitions and be recognised by respected industry bodies. The School of Computer Science and Informatics offers industry-standard facilities like our Cyber Security Centre and works with partners like Airbus and Deloitte. A research-led environment, the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development equips students with the skills and specialist knowledge to solve real-world problems.