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Whether you’re continuing from undergraduate study, returning to education or changing direction, a Masters degree at Leeds will help you take the next step and enhance your employability.
Studying with us
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Funding your degree
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Why study at Leeds?
Accredited degrees: Many of our courses are accredited by the relevant accrediting body, such as the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE): see course pages for details. Accreditation is the assurance that a university course meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students.
Funding support: We offer a range of scholarships for students starting their Masters studies. Explore our scholarships directory to find out how we can help you to fund your degree.
Develop research skills: Put your learning into practice by completing a major research project as part of your degree, making your own contribution to knowledge. You’ll have access to our specialist facilities, including state-of-the-art research laboratories.
Career prospects: A Masters degree from Leeds can help you to stand out in a competitive job market. Our courses will help you to develop your professional skills and advance in your chosen career. Our Industrial Advisory Board helps ensure our courses are up-to-date with the modern practices and techniques that will enable you to succeed in industry upon graduation. Discover more about how we support your career development.
Research-based learning: Our globally recognised research feeds directly into your course and shapes what you learn with the latest thinking. You’ll be directly engaged in research through substantial individual and team-based project work, and will benefit from accessing our specialist facilities.
Global community: When you choose to study at the University of Leeds, you'll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of students and researchers who come from all over the world. You’ll also have access to wellbeing and support services throughout your degree.
Grand buildings, iconic landmarks and sustainable green space: our single-site campus has it all. When you study at the University of Leeds, you’ll be on the doorstep to one of the most vibrant and multicultural cities in the UK, with the benefit of enjoying our historic campus.
Find your place
One of the best ways to find out what it's like to live and study in Leeds is by speaking to a student. We have over 100 ambassadors live on Unibuddy, and you can search by course, subject area, level of study and nationality to find the right person to talk to.
Materials Science and Engineering MSc
"Most of the modules are supported by practicals, case studies and group assignments which improves my research and team working skills. This is enhanced by the friendly and supportive atmosphere in the university."
Materials Science and Engineering MSc
"The material you get taught is very up to date - the modules in particular give a lot of information about materials processing and design, so that can help you with an introduction into industry."
Mohammed Ahmed Shaikh
Advanced Chemical Engineering MSc
"I like challenges and this course was my biggest challenge so far, and the hardest. If you are ready for a challenge then go for it."