Research course


University of Leeds · School of Medicine
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement for all of our research degrees is a British Bachelors 2.1 (or equivalent) although many of our PGRs also have a Postgraduate Masters degree in a subject area that is relevant to their research interests.

Months of entry


Course content

The school of medicine at Leeds university has a broad variety of research opportunities that can be found on the webpage.

Information for international students

The Faculty of Medicine and Health minimum requirements in IELTS and TOEFL tests for PhD, MSc, MPhil, MD are:

British Council IELTS - score of 6.5 overall, with no element less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT - overall score of 92 with the listening and reading element no less than 21, writing element no less than 22 and the speaking element no less than 23.

Fees and funding

Please see the scholarship page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
60-84 months
full time
36-48 months


full time
24-36 months
part time
48-72 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0) 113 343 7497