Apply by Post for PhD, MPhil, and Professional Doctorate Degrees
You can use the postal application form to apply for any PhD or MPhil programme and for most professional doctorate programmes.
How to Apply
- Use the programme description to make sure we offer research degree supervision in the area you want to work in
- Follow the programme description advice and draft a full research proposal or personal statement as needed
- Prepare your supporting documents
- Complete and submit your application:
Unfortunately, you cannot use the postal application form to apply for the:
The postal application form includes two reference forms which you should forward to your two referees.
They should each complete their reference form and return this to you in a sealed envelope. You should leave the references in their sealed envelopes and return them unopened with your postal application form and other supporting documents.
Submitting Your Postal Application
Please return your completed postal application form, supporting information/documents, and two completed reference forms (in their sealed envelopes) to:
University of Leicester
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Alternatively, if you have access to a scanner, you can scan your completed application and supporting documents and return these by email to firstname.lastname@example.org