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Doctoral College

We support and enrich the experience of our doctoral researchers and play a key role in developing policy and strategy relevant to doctoral study.

About us

Find out more about what we offer and how to contact us.


Apply for doctoral study


If you're interested in applying for doctoral study at the University of Bath, our Admissions team are here to help you with enquiries, support you through your application, and give information about studentships. Find out about our:

  • programmes of study
  • Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training
  • funding for postgraduate research
  • how to apply for doctoral study

You can also experience the University at our next Postgraduate Virtual Open Day.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate research
A group of University of Bath doctoral students at their graduation ceremony

Find support for doctoral students and supervisors


We understand that doing a research degree is a significant undertaking and can be challenging. We have a range of support for students, supervisors and staff who work with them.

Find out how we use your feedback to improve our provision
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Make the most of your doctoral experience


There are many ways for you to get involved with your research community.

Find out about other events online and on campus
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Develop your researcher skills


Gaining transferable skills can enhance your future career prospects. Read about the difference it makes, find out how to get started and book onto a DoctoralSkills course.

Find out more about professional development
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Upcoming Doctoral College events

We have a wide range of online and in-person events and activities throughout the year for all doctoral students. You can find information about some of our upcoming events here, including our monthly events calendar.


Writing Wednesdays Launch Event

15 Sep 2021 2.00pm 10 West 4.09, 10 West, Level 4 and 5, University of Bath

Doctoral students are invited to our Writing Wednesdays Launch Event to focus on some writing and see the enhanced 10 West postgraduate spaces. Free drinks.

Doctoral news

Read more about the latest events and news from our Doctoral students


About the University

We're highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance, research excellence, student satisfaction and graduate employment.

Contact us

You can contact someone in the Doctoral College by phone or email during office hours. You can also visit us in person at selected times.

Find out more about contacting the Doctoral College.