University of Leeds

Leeds is one of the largest research-intensive universities in the UK, engaging in world-class research across an exceptionally diverse range of disciplines. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) identified that over 80% of research at Leeds has a top quality rating of either “world leading” or “internationally excellent”.

The postgraduate community forms a vital part of our vibrant research culture and enjoy the benefits of our outstanding resources: one of the country’s leading academic research libraries, a specialist Language Centre and state-of-the-art laboratories.

As a researcher at Leeds, you will build on your existing knowledge of a subject so you can make an original contribution through supervised research. Our experienced academics will provide support and encouragement, challenge your ideas and push you to reach your potential. Over the course of your research, you will gain expertise in a specialist area together with developing high-level transferable skills for your future career.

With enormous economic, environmental and societal challenges facing the world, there has never been a greater need for original, creative and innovate research.

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