Research degrees

Research degrees

Contribute to the subject you love. Work with leading experts and thinkers. Gain skills, experience and career options.

Join our large and thriving postgraduate research community. Your experience will be shaped and supported by Leeds Doctoral College, connecting you with other researchers and putting you in touch with the services, guidance and opportunities you need.

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Facts and figures

Top 100 university in the world

QS World University Rankings 2025

31st most international university in the world

(Times Higher Education 2023)

90% of the research submitted

"world-leading" or "internationally excellent" REF 2021

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