Professional development is a crucial element of doctoral study, not only in supporting your research, but also as part of your longer term career development.
Professional development for doctoral students
Build a strong set of skills to succeed in your doctorate and enhance your future career prospects.
The Researcher Development Framework is the industry standard professional development framework for researchers
Find out how to build an impressive set of transferable skills which can help you succeed in your doctorate and whatever you choose to do next
Explore the range of skills development workshops and courses to support your skills development throughout your doctorate and beyond.
Ionannis Costas Batlle, (PhD in Education) and now Lecturer in Education, reflects on the benefits of taking on different activities alongside doctoral study.
Jon Chouler, Phd researcher in the Department for Chemical Engineering, reflects on the all-round experience his PhD has given him so far.
Elizabeth Kaplunov, PhD Health Psychology researcher, reflects on the benefits of training and development.
Find out more about how to get involved with teaching, the training you will need and what support is available
Rhiannon Edwards, Teaching Fellow in the Department of Psychology, explains how teaching experience secured her valuable transferable skills - and a job!
Alex Cousen, final year PhD Researcher, describes how teaching at Bath has helped him to educate so many more people about the wonderful world of science.