University of Leeds

  • Times UK Ranking 10
  • CUG UK Ranking 16
  • QS World Ranking 93
Leeds
  • Average Tuition Fee

    15,000

  • Estimated Living Cost

    12,500

  • IELTS

    6.5

  • Career Prospect

    78.5

  • Student Satisfaction

    90.0

  • International Student

    11.8 %

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The University of Leeds is a redbrick university located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool).In 1904, a royal charter, created in 1903, was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII. The university has around 33,500 students,the eighth-highest number of any university in the UK.From 2006 to present, the university has consistently been ranked second in the United Kingdom for the number of applications received, second only to the University of Manchester.Leeds had a total income of £547.3 million in 2010/11, of which £124 million was from research grants and contracts.The university has financial endowments of £49.3 million (2009–10), ranking outside the top ten British universities by financial endowment. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the N8 Group for research collaboration,the Worldwide Universities Network, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the White Rose University Consortium, the Santander Network and CDIO and is also affiliated to the Association of MBAs, EQUIS and Universities UK. Leeds is ranked nationally between 19th (Times Higher Education) and 28th (The Guardian). Internationally, the university is ranked as the 41st best in Europe and globally ranked 97th in the 2014 QS World University Rankings and 101–150 (2014 ARWU). Leeds was ranked 8th in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise,the best result in the Yorkshire and the Humber region and in 2010, Leeds was ranked as the 9th most targeted British university by graduate employers.

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MSc Accounting and Finance
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Duration: 12 Months
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The MSc Accounting and Finance will provide you with essential knowledge of modern financial theories, accounting practices and controls, as well as an understanding of the organisational context. You will also develop the skills required to pursue a successful career in professional services or progress to further academic study.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £21,500
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Actuarial Finance
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Duration: 12 Months
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Actuaries evaluate and manage financial risk. They apply advanced mathematical and statistical techniques to solve financial problems, assess the likelihood of a particular event occurring and the possible financial costs. The role of the actuary is increasingly important in the current economic climate, where volatile markets are contributing to financial uncertainty. Our MSc Actuarial Finance will introduce you to essential business topics and enable you to apply your quantitative skills to solve complex business problems, such as risk management, insurance and derivatives.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £21,500
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MSc Advanced Computer Science
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This course provides a thorough introduction to advanced topics in computer science, including emerging approaches to human interaction with computational systems, novel architectures such as clouds, and the rigorous engineering needed to develop cutting-edge applications such as largescale data mining and social networks.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,500
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Computer Science (Cloud Computing)
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This course offers a broad perspective on cloud systems, covering service-oriented design models, service-oriented architecture (SOA), service-level agreement (SLA), algorithms and mechanisms for dynamic service integration, security and dependability, virtualisation, scalability and energy efficiency.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,500
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MSc Advanced Computer Science (Data Analytics)
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Duration: 12 Months
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This course will equip you with the advanced algorithm and programming skills needed to work in data analytics ('Big data') and the freedom to specialise on particular kinds of data. This includes: text analysis and data mining (online data, health informatics and business), images (medical applications) and scientific computing and visualisation (engineering and science). It also provides you with exposure to other cutting-edge technologies (cloud and mobile applications).

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,500
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MSc Advanced Computer Science (Intelligent Systems)
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This course offers both a broad perspective on intelligent systems, covering evolutionary models, statistical and symbolic machine learning algorithms, qualitative reasoning, image processing, language understanding and bio-computation with a thorough knowledge of the essential principles and practices used in the effective design, implementation and usability of intelligent systems.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,500
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MSc Mathematics and Computer Science
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This interdisciplinary Masters degree provides a broad background in some mainstream and modern aspects of mathematics and computer science. You will be introduced to sophisticated techniques at the forefront of both disciplines. The programme combines teaching and research from the School of Mathematics and the School of Computing. Based on the Schools’ complementary research strengths the programme follows two main strands: Algorithms and complexity theory Numerical methods and parallel computing

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,000
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Mobile Computing and Communications Networks
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Duration: 12 Months
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This course reflects the convergence of computing and communications technologies, which is having a truly disruptive effect on society and business. Many emerging economies are more reliant on mobile networks than traditional fixed lines, and simple capabilities such as mobile payments and wireless communication have dramatically changed people’s lives for the better.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,500
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MSc(Eng) Advanced Mechanical Engineering
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Duration: 12 Months
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This postgraduate course offers a broad range of advanced subjects across the mechanical engineering disciplines. Particular emphasis is placed on the application of computational methods and packages in mechanical engineering analysis, design and manufacture.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £19,500
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Textiles
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Duration: 12 Months
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The textiles industry is continually evolving. Developing new products that meet the needs of a changing market demands a combination of technology and design technology. This programme will give you access to the latest developments across the textile industry to equip you for these challenges. You’ll receive training in key skills including laboratory practice, problem solving, and reasoning, and you’ll undertake a substantial research dissertation. In addition, you’ll have the chance to specialise in either textile technology or textile design technology, depending on your own interests and career plans. A variety of optional modules will also give you the chance to learn about topics such as medical textiles, or fashion and sustainability. Taught by experts in one of the UK’s major hubs for textile research, this programme will help you gain the specialist knowledge and skills to build a career in a fast-paced and challenging industry.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £19,000
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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