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About University of Leeds

Build your professional knowledge, experience and networks to shape your future. You can go further with the University of Leeds.

  • World top-100 University | QS World University Rankings 2021
  • UK Top 10 University for research | REF, 2014
  • Founding member of the prestigious Russell Group
  • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

Whether you're continuing from undergraduate study, returning to education or changing direction, a postgraduate degree from the University of Leeds can help you take the next step.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

From 30 November to 5 December, we’ll be hosting our first postgraduate Virtual Open Days. There will be packed programme of live events ranging from subject sessions to funding and employability. You’ll have the opportunity to find out more about your course and chat to specialist staff members online. You'll also be able to speak to current students to learn about their experience of postgraduate life at Leeds. Register your interest to receive Virtual Open Days updates.

Explore pioneering research

Globally recognised research will be at the heart of your learning at Leeds, and as a postgraduate student you’ll be part of our dedicated research community, helping tackle the big issues affecting today’s world. We’ll challenge you to explore, question and discover. You can become a specialist in your field.

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

Find the course for you

Learn from industry leaders

Alongside expert subject knowledge, you’ll benefit from our strong partnerships with leading companies. Many of our academic team are consultants and practitioners outside of the University, providing an industry focused education. You’ll gain real-world experience and build transferable skills to boost your employment prospects and future-proof your career.

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Benefit from world class facilities

Outstanding facilities underpin your postgraduate study and research. Leeds University Library is one of the UK’s leading academic research libraries where you can access a massive and ever-expanding collection of print and online resources. Find out more about our academic study facilities.

Access funding to study

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. If you are a graduate of the University of Leeds you can receive a 10% tuition fee bursary for postgraduate study.

Explore funding opportunities

Make this exciting city home

Leeds is a vibrant place to live and learn, it has one of the largest student communities in the country. University campus is just a 10-minute walk from our thriving, multicultural city centre with lots of green space and nearby countryside to escape to. Find out more about postgraduate life in Leeds.

Online events

Choosing the right university is an important decision and a valuable investment in your future. Take a look at our upcoming postgraduate events and virtual fairs where you can meet our faculty, admissions and funding teams. You can ask us any questions you may have about our courses and your study options.

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How to apply

The quickest and most efficient way to apply for one of our postgraduate courses is to apply online.

Contact details

+44 (0)113 343 2336