University profile

University of Leeds

2021/22 edition

About University of Leeds

A leading research university in one of the UK’s most diverse and vibrant cities. You can go further with the University of Leeds.

  • World top-100 University | QS World University Rankings 2023
  • 5th most targeted UK university by graduate recruiters | High Fliers Research 2022
  • 90% of University of Leeds research has a quality rating of “world-leading” or "internationally excellent” | REF 2021
  • Founding member of the prestigious Russell Group

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Take the next step

A Masters at Leeds will provide you with a solid grounding for career progression, career change or further study. Build your professional knowledge, experience and networks to shape your future.

Research excellence

Globally recognised research will be at the heart of your learning at Leeds, exposing you to the latest discoveries and thinking. Our researchers push the frontiers of knowledge and tackle global challenges. Join us and make an impact.

Hear from recent graduate Beth about how she applied her research skills in a commercial context.

Inspirational teaching

Many of our academic team are consultants and practitioners outside of the University, so your learning is shaped by current ideas and expertise. Our innovative and interactive teaching will challenge you to explore, question and discover. You’ll be an active partner in your own learning.

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A focus on employability

Our industry-relevant degrees can help you boost your employment prospects and future-proof your career.

Alongside expert subject knowledge, you’ll benefit from our strong partnerships with leading companies. You can build experience and networks through work placements, internships and events as well as take advantage of one of the biggest alumni communities of any UK university.

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Outstanding facilities

Outstanding facilities support your studies. We’re continually investing in our campus -from technology and new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.

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Funding your Masters

If you’ve got the drive, ambition and potential to succeed, we want to help you study with us. We offer a number of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available to international, UK and EU students.

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Life at Leeds

Leeds is a great place to work as well as study, with exciting opportunities across a range of sectors.
University campus is just a 10-minute walk from our thriving, multicultural city centre with lots of green space and beautiful Yorkshire countryside nearby.

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How to apply

If you’re ready to apply to study your Masters with us, the process couldn't be easier. Read our step by step 'how to apply' guidance to find out more.

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