From starting your research, to the monitoring of your studies and the assessment processes, our postgraduate researchers often have unique requirements.
Find out about getting started with your research degree, how your studies will be monitored and the process of being assessed when the time comes to take your examinations and submit your thesis. If you're interested in discovering more about research degrees, then the Careers Centre can help. If you're a member of staff supporting postgraduate researchers, you should start on our SES staff site.
Starting your research
Starting a new research degree can feel like a big step but we'll help you through the early days with information and support.
During your research
Throughout your research project, your supervisory team will be on hand to monitor your progress and offer the support you need.
As you approach the end of your research degree, you'll need to make sure you understand the University’s arrangements for the examination of your thesis and the steps and timescales involved in the thesis submission and examination process.
Postgraduate researcher policies and procedures
A number of policies, procedures, codes of practice and rules are specific to research students.
Research student guidance
As a research postgraduate researcher, you need to be aware of certain administrative guidelines, procedures and codes of practice during your time at Leeds.
Funding for postgraduate researchers
There are a wide range of funding sources available to help support you while you're undertaking a postgraduate degree at Leeds.
A welcome message to all postgraduate researchers from the Dean of the Leeds Doctoral College
The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) is the only UK higher education sector-wide survey to gain insight from postgraduate researchers about their learning and supervision experience.
Your feedback is important to the future of postgraduate research at the University. Want to make a change? There are many ways to let us know.
Learn about and log in to our standard system for recording postgraduate researchers progress throughout your studies