We're 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 provide opportunities for aspiring researchers to gain a PhD or MbR across our wide range of subject areas.
Our research degrees are awarded by the University of Leeds, so you'll get the best of both worlds.
You'll get 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.
Apply for a research degree
Once you've read the Admissions Policy below 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.
Supporting documents and a potential supervisor are the first steps to applying to a postgraduate research degree.
You need at least two references who 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get in touch
Contact our Research team:
Research degree handbook
Take a look at our latest Research degree handbook, produced by the Research Office.