Study your humanities degree at Leeds

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With Masters courses spanning many different specialisms, the School of English is the ideal place to take your studies further.

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Explore a variety of historical topics and develop your own area of historical expertise with a Masters degree from the School of History.

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Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

Join a relaxed and friendly environment where staff and students from our different subjects learn from each other.

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Humanities degrees at Leeds

Postgraduate humanities degrees at Leeds

Our one-year Masters degrees encompass study, research and real-world application in a range of humanities subjects.

Deepen your subject knowledge while developing transferable skills that employers look for and be encouraged to contribute to the postgraduate community at Leeds, with opportunities in your School and across the University.

We have more than 12,000 international students from more than 130 countries, making our campus one of the most diverse and multicultural in the UK.

The University’s Careers Service will offer careers support, access to professional development resources and employer recruitment events. Leeds is ranked 5th in the UK for graduate recruitment (Graduate Market in 2021, High Fliers Research).

Leeds city centre is a short walk from our campus and is home to an abundance of cultural offerings, an ever-growing retail and restaurant scene, sporting events and transport connections to the rest of Yorkshire, the UK and the rest of the world. 


in the world for English Language and Literature

QS World University Rankings 2021


in the UK for History

The Times and Sunday Times' Good University Guide 2021


in the world for Arts and Humanities

QS World Rankings by Subject 2021

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Gain specialist knowledge with our Masters degrees, with opportunities to focus on a range of themes.

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