Research Students

We will support you to become rigorous and intrepid researchers, who can boast world-class capabilities in the leadership, communication, and impact of research. We prepare you for careers across the globe, seamlessly taking the skills learnt here to academic or non-academic posts.

Whether your degree is the start of a career in research, or a way to develop your existing career, or a means to broaden your capabilities and improve your employability, our researcher development programmes will give you the skills you need to:

  • Become an effective researcher
  • Successfully complete your degree
  • Take your expertise into a career beyond your PhD


Enhance your career potential and get guidance on moving beyond your PhD.

Career development

Prospective students

Browse the range of PhDs and funded opportunities available at Leicester.

Research degrees