Doctoral College

As one of the UK's top research universities, we have an international reputation for world leading research. Our postgraduates make up half of all our students - postgraduate education is central to our mission. 

The Doctoral College provides advice, support, and resources to help make sure your experience with us is productive, successful and enjoyable.

We aim to provide a high quality research training environment for our students, supervisors and early career researchers to work in.

We aim to develop rigorous and intrepid researchers, with world-class capabilities in the leadership, communication and impact of research, who are prepared for both academic and non-academic careers across the globe.

Support and guidance

See how the Doctoral College can support you over the course of your research degree.

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Developing our researchers

Our researcher training programmes will give you the skills you need to become an effective researcher.

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The Doctoral College runs a range of events and competitions that can boost your communication skills.

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