PhD opportunities

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Data analytics and society

Through his PhD research, Keiran works alongside Leeds City Council to develop real-time pedestrian simulation methods

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Leeds Doctoral College

We connect our whole researcher community and put you in touch with the services, guidance and opportunities you need

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Research degrees

Research degrees

Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential. 

We offer four types of research degrees, including a PhD, split-site PhD, MPhil and an MA or MSc by Research

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world. 

75%

of our research

is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, latest REF

Postgraduate research in the School of Geography

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Fran Pontin
Student | CDT in Data Analytics and Society
Working in a data partnership with Active Inspiration, who develop mobile app technology to help people get more active, has allowed me to develop my understanding of the data generation process.