2012 Postgraduate profile:
The University of Leeds is acclaimed world-wide for the quality of its teaching and research. One of the largest universities in the UK, we have around 7,000 postgraduate students from 123 countries. We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group – the 24 leading research universities in the UK.
Our size and international reputation enables us to offer one of the widest ranges of academic courses in the UK. During the current academic year, students are attached to over 250 taught postgraduate courses and many more research opportunities in subjects from opera to medical engineering.
In almost a century of teaching, we have played a leading part in the development of modern higher education in this country. As well as continually strengthening core academic disciplines, we have also developed distinctive multidisciplinary groups, including ones addressing food security, process design, faith and identity and medical engineering. (more ... )