Our research degrees are supervised by staff who change the world through innovative and life-changing research. Leicester research breaks new ground and makes an impact globally, covering many different areas, with real-life applications. We deliver powerful research degrees across the Sciences, Humanities, Law, Medicine, the Arts and Business, with staff and students collaborating to create, share and apply knowledge to change the world. We are a world-leading, diverse and inclusive university based in the UK’s most multicultural city. At Leicester, our students are Citizens of Change, unconfined by academic boundaries.

Whether you choose to conduct your research full time on campus, or part time via distance learning, you will be given the space and support in which to be creative and develop both personally and professionally.

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We have exciting funding opportunities available to UK/EU and International students.

Visit our website page for full details of the funding and projects available Check each funding page for the closing date.

Postgraduate Digital Open Day

Join us on Saturday 15 May, 10.00am-2.00pm (BST) as we open our virtual doors. Masters degree or PhD, on campus or distance learning – find out everything you want to know about our postgraduate study options.

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Funding Information

Funding applies to:

UK, EU and International applicants.

Please see our website for how to apply:
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