Postgraduate Study

  • The University of Leeds is one of the largest research-based institutions in the UK and in 2012–13 attracted £133m of research income and has many internationally recognised research teams.
  • It has over 7,000 postgraduate students from all over the UK and another 144 countries.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 8,025 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 68%
  • Part Time 32%

Domicile

  • UK 56%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 38%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 104 1298 1402
Education 74 935 1009
Engineering & technology 559 398 957
Subjects allied to medicine 83 778 861
Physical sciences 300 297 597
Social studies 164 319 483
Medicine & dentistry 252 217 469
Biological sciences 259 161 420
Languages 158 232 390
Mass communications & documentation 40 251 291
Historical & philosophical studies 130 140 270
Creative arts & design 74 165 239
Law 78 107 185
Mathematical sciences 93 55 148
Computer science 35 84 119
Agriculture & related subjects 44 72 116
Architecture, building & planning 0 69 69

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,000
Mixed £6,000
Laboratory £6,000
Clinical £6,000

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • Our impressive facilities include an internationally recognised library, first-rate laboratories, clinical centres and computing services.
  • We offer excellent support for personal and professional development, like Leeds for Life and our dedicated training hubs.