Clearing 2020

At the University of Leicester we’re here to help you challenge your own possibilities and prepare you for an active role in an ever-changing world. This September we are committed to offering our students the best possible campus experience, and there's still time to join us. Clearing provides another opportunity to find the best course for you. Make the change today.

Why Leicester


Subjects available

We expect the following subjects to offer courses in Clearing. Use the course search to find out more about the courses, and then chat to students to find out their experience studying the subject at Leicester.

  • Accounting and Finance
  • American Studies
  • Archaeology and Ancient History
  • Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Business, Management and Marketing
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Computing
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Maths
  • Media and Communication
  • Medicine Foundation Year *
  • Midwifery
  • Modern Languages
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Operating Department Practice
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

* East Midlands Eligibility only


Tips from our citizens

Hear from Leicester graduates who joined us through Clearing. Listen to their experiences about studying and living at the University.


Frequently asked questions


What is Clearing?

Clearing is simply the system that matches applicants who don’t have an offer with universities that still have places available. It's a great way to find another course if you didn't get the grades you expected and you missed out on your Firm or Insurance choice. You'll be able to find universities with vacancies and contact them directly to see if they will offer you a place.

When does Clearing begin and end?

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When is the Clearing hotline open?

Our Clearing hotline 0116 373 6000 is open 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday-Friday. We have lots of staff waiting to take your call.

Who can use Clearing?

You can use Clearing if you:

  • didn’t receive any offers.
  • declined all your offers.
  • didn’t get the grades you needed for a conditional offer.
  • got the grades you needed but have changed your mind about where you want to study.
  • haven’t made any applications.

Will I still be able to get University accommodation?

Yes, we still have spaces in our accommodation. You'll be able to apply for accommodation within 24 hours of adding Leicester as your Clearing choice on UCAS Track.

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