The fees for our research degrees change each year, and will be different depending on whether you're a UK/EU or international student.
As a PhD student in the School of Media and Communication, you'll have access to many different funding opportunities to help support your studies.
Government Postgraduate Doctoral Loan
If you're a UK or EU national, you may be able to apply for a government Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up to £25,000. The government-backed loan can help contribute towards course fees and living costs while you study. To qualify for a Postgraduate Doctoral Loan you must meet all of the eligibility criteria and if you are approved for the Loan you do not need to pay your fees up front.
School of Media and Communication PhD Scholarships
We're offering three PhD scholarships for September/October 2019. Up to two scholarships will cover full maintenance and fees equivalent to international rates. The remaining scholarship(s) will cover maintenance and fees equivalent to Home/EU rates.
These scholarships will support full-time study leading to a PhD within a period of three years. If you've received an offer to study a PhD with us full-time and would like to apply for this scholarship, contact our postgraduate admissions team for an application form.
The deadline to apply is 1 March 2019.
AHC Doctoral Scholarships
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures has a number of scholarships available to support postgraduate researchers starting a PhD in October 2019. As well as proposals in our own research areas, applications are welcome for funding of interdisciplinary research proposals across multiple schools within the faculty. The scholarship award covers your PhD tuition fees and also provides a maintenance grant.
The applications for this scholarship have now closed for 2019.
Leeds Doctoral Scholarships
The Leeds Doctoral Scholarship offers a number of funded scholarships across many discipline and is awarded in recognition of excellence. The applications for this scholarship have now closed for 2019.
If you're a former student of the University of Leeds, you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.
Sports Scholarships ensure our athletes are able to compete at the highest level, whilst studying at the University of Leeds.
The Sanctuary Scholarship is open to forced migrants to the United Kingdom (a person displaced from their homeland or place of residence for political, economic, ethnic, environmental, or human rights pressures).
- Arts and Humanities Research Council White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities Studentships
- Economic and Social Research Council White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership
You may be eligible for extra financial help if you have a disability or are in financial hardship.