Study for a PhD at Leicester and you'll join our extensive, passionate research community. Whether you are looking for a supervisor or for a funded PhD opportunity, we will support your every step from application to graduation.
Find out about the different types of research degrees we offer.
Academic qualifications and English language skills.
Find out all the important information about our research subject areas and find advice to help you with your application.
Learn about our funded PhD opportunities.
Learn more about our staff research interests.
Find out more about our specialist facilities and services for researchers.
Our collaborative PhD opportunities.
Browse our range of off-campus research degrees
Options available throughout your degree.
There are many ways to cover the cost of your PhD.
Some of our PhD students explain why they chose Leicester.
If you are a PhD student at another university you can apply to study for a period of up to 1 year at the University of Leicester to undertake research which supports the PhD at your home university.
Get more information on how to pay your fees, writing up fees and extension of registration fees.