Postgraduate students are integrated into the research community of the school through participation in research seminars given by visiting speakers, and research workshops given by members of the school. There is an active postgraduate research group in each of the school's four key research areas.
You will be provided with an annual support grant of £500 and encouraged to apply for further school and University funding for conference attendance or other research-related expenses.
Second and third-year research students can apply to build their paid teaching experience by undertaking demonstrating opportunities delivering undergraduate tutorials. Students wishing to obtain teaching experience are required to attend modules on preparing to teach in higher education.
Student Services provide a range of support and information to enhance your student experience. They are part of a comprehensive network of University services that includes academic and disability support, counselling, financial support and childcare services.
Centre for English Language Education
Accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK, the University's Centre for English Language Education provides high-quality preparation and English language support, as well as a social programme for its students.
The Students' Union is an important source of support with their own Student Advice Centre and dedicated Postgraduate Officer.
Researcher Development Programme
Working closely with academic schools, the Graduate School's dedicated training team contribute to faculty specific and doctoral training programmes. They deliver core training in line with the standards set out by the UK's major research funders through their researcher development programme.