Postgraduate Research Open Day, 30th November 2016
The Faculty of Arts has a vibrant and thriving community of over 400 postgraduate research students. Each of the four Schools in the Faculty of Arts offer students their own unique postgraduate research opportunities.
The School of English is amongst the top forty English departments in the world and has a distinguished history. G. Wilson Knight, A. Norman Jeffares and Geoffrey Hill were professors at the University of Leeds, and J.R.R. Tolkien was a Reader. Alumni include world-renowned writers such as Wole Soyinka and Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
of History and Institute for Medieval Studies
History has been taught and researched at the University of Leeds since 1877. The School of History is now one of the largest in the UK and incorporates one of the major centres in the UK for interdisciplinary research in Medieval Studies.
of Languages Cultures and Societies
Languages, cultures and linguistics have been studied at the University of Leeds for over a century. During the past ten years the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies has expanded and broadened its activities to include Interpreting & Translating, South East Asian Studies, World Cinemas, and Classics.
of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science incorporates world leading research centres in Aesthetics, Metaphysics and Mind, History and Philosophy of Science, Religion and Public Life, Ethics and Metaethics, and Philosophy of Religion.