Research course

School of Law

University of Leeds · School of Law
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

Normally Upper Second class Bachelor (Hons) PLUS Master's degree OR FIRST class Bachelor (Hons) degree. We have considerable experience in judging the value of non-UK qualifications so please contact us if you want to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

The School of Law and its associated centres offer a wide range of research degrees. All students are instructed in research methods and skills and are housed in dedicated postgraduate suites.

Department specialisms

Common Law; Criminal Justice and Law; Criminal Procedure; Comparative Law; European Law; Human Rights; Public Law; Media Law; Socio-Legal Studies.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For details please refer to relevant course website.

Fees and funding

University scholarships available to UK /EU and International Students. Find out more at

Qualification and course duration


full time
36+ months


full time
24 months

MA by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 113 343 7573
+44 (0) 113 343 2452