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The intricate protein architecture linked to disease

Scientists at the University of Leeds have for the first time identified the structure of a protein fibre linked to early-onset type 2 diabetes.

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The intricate protein architecture linked to disease
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Leeds climbs in QS World Ranking 2021

The University has moved up two places in the latest QS World University Rankings, consolidating its place in the top 100.

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A world-leading destination for the study of biological sciences. We tackle global challenges within the areas of Biomedicine and Health, Sustainable Agriculture, Conservation and Ecology and Sport and Exercise Sciences. All our masters courses are at the forefront of knowledge, so you'll be taught by leading experts with their teaching content reflecting the latest developments in the field of biological sciences.

Most of these courses start in September 2021 and are taken full-time over one year. Please note that some courses still have places available for a January 2021 start. This will be indicated on the relevant course pages.

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Our research

Join our vibrant, collaborative research community, spanning all areas of biological sciences from landscapes to molecules.

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Preparing for your future

We take your personal development and employability very seriously.

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Scholarships and funding

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Industry-backed degrees

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Sebastian Stroud
Student | MSc Biodiversity and Conversation
The University of Leeds offered a really excellent selection of modules in subject areas I was keen to develop.

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Times Higher Education World Rankings by Subject 2020

We are international

Join our global community of students from over 150 different countries.

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Inspirational teaching

Engage with pioneering research and teaching that is informed by the latest discoveries.

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Equivalent qualifications

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International scholarships

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Ndaru Kaluwa
Student | MSc Infection, Immunity and Human Disease
When I googled Leeds University, it was so apparent that the community was so diverse. I knew right then that this was an experience I needed to have.