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  • In 2016, the University of Leicester was ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world by the THE World University Ranking. THE also places Leicester as one of the best universities in Europe for its teaching environment, research environment, citations (research influence), industry income and international outlook.

  • Leicester continues to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings (2016) and rated 5 stars for excellence. 

  • The University of Leicester is a leading UK University committed to excellent teaching, world-changing research and business innovation.

  • The University has won Times Higher Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and most recently in 2013 for its Outstanding Communications Team and Outstanding Fundraising Initiative. It is the only university to win awards in seven consecutive years.

  • In 2016, the University of Leicester is ranked 8th in the UK of universities that produce the most CEOs in the research conducted by Emolument.

 

Distance and Online Learning with the University of Leicester

  • The University of Leicester has over 25 years’ experience of offering high quality distance and online learning courses. Over 36,600 students have graduated from the University of Leicester distance and online learning courses.

  • As a major provider of distance and online learning courses, the University of Leicester combines high quality teaching with a vast choice of subjects and consistent value for money.

  • The University of Leicester's courses are internationally renowned and students come from 170 culturally diverse countries, many of whom are supported by the extensive network of partners across the world. 

 

University of Leicester and HKU SPACE

  • HKU SPACE has collaborated with the University of Leicester to provide learning and administrative support to a wide range of Doctor, Master and Bachelor degrees programmes. Academic disciplines include Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Museum Studies.

  • HKU SPACE provides a one-stop service for admission to the distance and online learning programmes of the University of Leicester. These services are offered for the convenience of all Hong Kong applicants whether or not they are HKU SPACE students.

Programmes

Business and Management Programmes

Business and Management Programmes

Study Period

Intake

Application
Deadline

Course
Start Date

Course Fee

University of
Leicester
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Master of Business Administration  AMBA   CMI

2.5 - 5 years

Oct  / Apr

31 Aug

1 Oct

£13,600

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Master of Science in Finance

2 - 2.5 years

  Aug / Nov/
Feb / May

5 July

1 Aug

£10,070

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Master of Science in Marketing

£9,155

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AMBAThe Leicester MBA is AMBA accredited so you can be confident in its quality. Being a Leicester MBA student provides you with free two-year AMBA membership for the duration of your studies. This will connect you with 223 accredited business schools world-wide and access to a rich resource of new industry contacts who live on every continent, helping you reach your full potential with your studies.

CMI
The University of Leicester has partnered with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to enable MBA students to obtain dual qualifications for their studies. New students will automatically receive a Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the CMI on completion of their MBA. Students also benefit from free membership to the CMI for the duration of their studies. 

 

Human Resource Management Programmes

Human Resource Management Programmes

Study Period

Intake

Application
Deadline

Course
Start Date

Course Fee

University of
Leicester
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Doctor of Social Science

4 - 6 years

Oct / Feb /
May 

1 Sept

2 Oct

£21,845

 

MSc in Human Resource Management and Training

2 years

Oct / Feb /
June

31 Aug

1 Oct

£9,155

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BSc in Human Resource Management

2 - 4 years

Nov / Feb

4 Oct

1 Nov

£4,500
per level

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Museum Studies Programmes

Museum Studies Programmes

Study Period

Intake

Application
Deadline

Course
Start Date

Course Fee

University of
Leicester
Brochures

Master of Arts in Museum Studies

2 years

Oct / April

1 Sep

1 Oct

MA/MSc:
£19,580

Master of Science in Museum Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies

1.5 years

Postgraduate
Diploma:

£16,485

 

For further information of the above courses, including the course structure and assessment methods, please see the relevant course page on the University of Leicester website, by clicking on to the appropriate course title above.

 

Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

These are exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.

 

The information included on this webpage is indicative of the course provision provided by the University of Leicester. Due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) and Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. The University of Leicester recommends that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.

Entry Requirements

Business and Management Programmes

Master of Business Administration/
Master of Science in Finance/
 
Master of Science in Marketing

  • a good UK honours degree or equivalent or an acceptable professional qualification;

or

  • a postgraduate degree or diploma from a recognised institution.;

and

  • satisfy the University's English Language Requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5 (7.0 in writing preferred); 90 (IBT); the University of Leicester English Language Test);

  • at least three years’ relevant work experience in a supervisory, managerial or professional role(s) (for MBA applicants only)

 

  • holders of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIMPostgraduate Diploma in Marketing may progress directly to the second level of the Master of Science in Marketing programme.

 

Human Resource Management Programmes

Doctor of Social Science

  • a UK undergraduate (Bachelors) degree with at least first class or upper second class honours. The undergraduate qualification should normally be in a subject relevant to the subject of the PhD/MPhil;

and

  • evidence of a relevant Master’s degree, preferably at distinction level, together with a detailed outline of your initial research proposal. The validity and quality of the proposal will be of crucial significance in determining eligibility for entry;

or

  • an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas institution;

and

MSc Human Resource Management and Training

  • a good UK honours degree in a relevant field or equivalent;

or

  • an approved professional qualification with three years or more suitable professional experience;

and

  • satisfy the University's English Language Requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5; 90 (IBT); the University of Leicester English Language Test).

BSc in Human Resource Management

  • HKU SPACE Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Human Resource Management and Development);

or

  • A-Level qualification or equivalent with a minimum of three years of full-time work experience in paid or voluntary roles;

and

  • satisfy the University's English Language Requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5; 90 (IBT); the University of Leicester English Language Test).

 

Museum Studies Programmes

Master of Arts / Master of Science /
Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies

  • a first or second class honours degree or equivalent, from a recognised university, together with evidence of engagement with, or commitment to, the museum/gallery/heritage sector (or appropriate transferable skills); 
    (The University of Leicester will consider candidates without an honours degree who have significant relevant work experience; applicants may be required to complete a written assessment as part of the application.)

and

  • satisfy the University's English Language Requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5; 90 (IBT); the University of Leicester English Language Test).

 

English Language Requirement

If your first language is not English, you will need to satisfy the University’s English Language Requirement. For example:

  • IELTS 6.5; or

  • 90 (IBT); or

  • The University of Leicester English Language Test.

More information on the University’s English Requirements can be found at www.le.ac.uk/englishskills.

How to Apply

Apply in Person / by Post

Applicants should submit the completed application form together with the application fee of $200 and the following documents to the University of Leicester Admissions Office at HKU SPACE

 

Address:

University of Leicester (Admissions Office)

HKU SPACE Admiralty Learning Centre

Room 313, 3/F, Admiralty Centre

18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong

 

Tel:

3761 1121

Apply online directly with the University of Leicester

Business and Management Programmes

Human Resource Management Programmes

Museum Studies Programmes

 

Applicants will need to provide the following documents in support of your application:

  • Academic qualifications and transcripts;

  • Personal Statement/Research Proposal;

  • Photograph (optional);

  • Proof of English language competency (e.g. IELTS 6.5; 90 (IBT); the University of Leicester English Language Test);
    (for Doctor of Social Science programme, please see the University's English Language Requirements for Research Degree Programmes)

  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae; 

  • Copy of ID card / Passport; and

  • One completed reference or name and contact detail of a referee from whom University of Leicester can request reference
    (for MBA and BSc in Human Resource Management programmes)
     

If applying online, applicants can upload electronic versions of your supporting documentation.

Contact Us

Address:

University of Leicester (Admissions Office)
HKU SPACE
Room 313, 3/F, Admiralty Centre
18 Harcourt Road

Hong Kong

Tel:

3761 1121

Email:

leicester@hkuspace.hku.hk

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 7:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday and Public Holiday: Closed