Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

Postgraduate Research

Doctoral Training Centre

The University of Leeds is part of the ESRC accredited White Rose Doctoral Training Centre.

Research Postgraduates

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Research degree routes

To find out more about which route might be right for you, take a look at our frequently asked questions.


As a research student in the School of Education, you will be involved in an academic culture that provides expert supervision and research training in a wide range of subjects.

We welcome research proposals from anyone wishing to pursue a particular area of interest within the broader field of education.

Our staff are practising researchers in their respective fields whose projects and publications have influenced policy and practice in the UK and overseas.

With excellent IT and library facilities, you will have everything you need during your studies, including regular academic and personal support and a lively events calendar that includes conferences and seminars as well as residential weekends and social trips.

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