Research Degrees - PhD, MPhil, and Professional Doctorates
- Find a PhD or MPhil in Your Subject
- Studentships and Funding
- Supervisors and Supervision
- Research Reputation and Community
- How to Apply and Entry Requirements
Most of our research degrees start in October - but we welcome applications at any time and January, May, and July start dates are possible in some cases.
Leicester announces £1.5 million pound investment in PhD studentships and postgraduate bursaries for 2013 start - find funding opportunities in your discipline now
Part-Time and Distance Learning PhD/MPhil and Professional Doctorates
Open Days and Visits
We do not currently organise University-wide open days for prospective postgraduate researchers. To enquire about departmental open days and visits, please contact the relevant School/Department.
- Postgraduate Open Evening - 19 March 2013, 4.00pm-7.00pm
This event is for students interested in courses within the College of Arts, Humanities and Law, the College of Social Science or the Departments of Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics or Physics and Astronomy.
Want to know more about research degrees and what postgraduate research involves? Take a look at our guide to the purpose and structure of UK PhD and MPhil degrees.