The Graduate School

for the Faculty of Medicine and Health

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Research Excellence Framework

100% of our research impact is rated as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in three units of assessment (REF 2021).

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Faculty Graduate School

Faculty Graduate School

The Faculty of Medicine and Health at Leeds is one of the UK’s leading centres for medical and healthcare research, and is home to over 500 postgraduate researchers (PGRs). Our diverse population of researchers have joined us from  around the world and contribute to our research across an extensive range of subjects.

As a researcher at Leeds, you will be part of a vibrant and welcoming research community both within the Faculty and the wider University. You'll have access to outstanding research facilities and will benefit from specialist training to equip you for future careers in academia, industry and other sectors.

Postgraduate research opportunities

Search our directory of funded and non-funded research degree opportunities and scholarships, or browse a complete list of opportunities available across all schools in the Faculty.

How to apply

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Research degrees available

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Dr Paul Marshall
Staff | Head of Faculty Graduate School
"PGRs are a vital part of the research culture and activity in the Faculty, with your research making a huge difference. We want to ensure you have the best experience and opportunities possible, working with world-leading researchers."

Our research has an impact on a global scale, with world-leading researchers who have significant influence in response to critical healthcare challenges around the world.

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Some of the UK’s leading medical research centres are based at the University and the we have invested heavily to realise the potential of new technologies, ensuring our researchers have access to the latest innovations.

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