Choosing Leeds

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Choosing LeedsWe have 8,240 postgraduate students from 145 countries

We are one of the largest research-based institutions in the UK and in 2010/11 attracted £124m of research income. We're also one of the main centres for postgraduate teaching in the country, with over 8,000 postgraduate students from all over the UK and another 144 countries.

As a postgraduate here, you can either follow a taught programme, which includes an MA, MSc and MBA, or take a research degree such as a PhD. Whatever route you choose, you will be among internationally recognised research teams.

Furthermore, you'll be able to take advantage of our excellent facilities, including an internationally recognised library, first-rate laboratories, clinical centres and computing services, as well as support for personal and professional development, like Leeds for Life and our dedicated training hubs.

Celebrating success

In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), we were ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for research, with 61% of our research classed as world-leading or internationally excellent.

The University was one of only three institutions reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in 2012 to receive a commendation, the highest category of praise available, for our enhancement of student learning opportunities. Read more

We have a world-wide reputation for excellence in research, with access to unprecedented global collaborations.