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The Graduate School

The Graduate School provides specialist support for our doctoral researchers. We will support you through your application to study with us and throughout your research study

Welcome to the Graduate School

You’ll join a research community undertaking MPhil and PhD degrees and Professional Doctorates in a wide range of research specialisms. Your programme of research will be supervised by our academic experts.

 Our support services include: 

  • Induction days for new students 

  • Professional development workshops throughout the year 

  • Postgraduate research conference 

  • Social events – where researchers can meet and share experiences 

Research degree administration

While undertaking your research degree, you may need to check some of our regulations or access forms and administration documents. These will differ depending on when you enrolled.

The full range of research degree administration documents is available on IRIS (login required).

For further details regarding postgraduate research administration processes, please contact

Our team

The Graduate School is made up of the following people:

Get involved

The Graduate School Steering Group is a great way to get involved. You’ll help us to improve our provision for research students and put on new and exciting events. 

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Top 5 UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

87% of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Top 10 for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

Top 15 for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

68% of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

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