Welcoming you to our doctoral community
A compilation of information you will find useful during your first few weeks
Doctoral College Handbook
Browse our latest edition handbook for postgraduate research students.
Funding opportunities for current doctoral students
A guide to a range of funding opportunities available to you throughout your research and studies.
Support for doctoral students
Further information on issues such as progression through your doctorate, wellbeing, or finances.
Suspending your studies
The guide to Suspending your studies if you are a doctoral student includes information about how to decide whether a suspension might be applicable, other factors to consider, as well as preparing for your return to study.
Find out how you can share your views and be represented.
Progress through your doctorate
Guidance and Forms
Guidance and links to the forms that you will need to complete during the course of your doctoral studies.
Ethics: A Guide for Doctoral Students
This guide highlights the University's policy and processes on ethics for doctoral researchers.
This guide sets out the academic milestones that you will go through during your doctorate.
Teaching during your doctoral studies
Find out more about the value of teaching experience as a doctoral student, how to get involved and what support is available.
Finishing your doctorate
Learn about about the different stages you will go through to complete your doctorate and the timescales and issues that you will need to consider.