recruiting the next generation of researchers who want to change the world – are
you one of them? Building on our reputation for world-leading research, we’re
providing opportunities for aspiring researchers to gain a PhD or MbR
across our wide range of subject areas.
So, why Leeds Trinity? Our research degrees are awarded by the University of Leeds which means you'll get the best of both worlds – a world-renowned research qualification and access to one of the most extensive research libraries in the country, along with close personal contact with our own internationally acclaimed researchers.
Masters by Research (MbR) 2018
Leeds Trinity University will be offering up to six Masters by Research studentships (with full remission of fees) to alumni with a First Class honours degree to begin in November 2018.
Applicants will need to submit a completed application form, a project proposal (for a research project resulting in a thesis of 30,000 words, to be completed within 12 months of registration), and references. Project proposals should be developed with (and supported by) potential supervisors.
The process of selection will be competitive, and will include an interview for shortlisted candidates. Applications forms and guidelines for applications are available here.
The deadline for applications to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org is by 4.00pm on Friday 1 June 2018.
View the PGR Admissions Policy
Postgraduate research student admissions
We've put together an Admissions Policy to help you make the decision about applying, or if you've already decided, to make you aware of the important information you need to know. This includes the minimum entry requirements and supporting document information.
Download and read the Admissions Policy
Fees and finance
Studying a self-funded PhD or Masters by Research costs an annual tuition fee of £3,700 in 2017–18.
Find out more about student finance
How to apply
Once you've read the Admissions Policy and know you've got the necessary qualifications to apply, you'll need to contact a related subject area academic who can agree to be your potential supervisor.
Meet the team to get to know our academic staff
Supporting documents and a potential supervisor are the first step to applying to a postgraduate research degree. You'll need three people as references and at least two should be qualified to comment on your educational background and potential for your chosen programme of study. Once you've got these, you're ready to apply with the below application form, which you should then return to email@example.com.
Download, complete and return the research degree application form to apply
You can ask our Research team any questions and find out more information on
+44 (0) 113 283 7100
ext. 341 or