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Do you want to push boundaries – both academically and personally? Choosing to do your PhD or Professional Doctorate at UWE Bristol means just that. Not only will you be contributing to new knowledge, but you’ll develop a wide range of transferable skills, including research methods, critical thinking and academic writing. And you may even gain experience in getting published, teaching or presenting your original research at a national or international level.

How do we help you achieve that? Our supportive community. As part of UWE Bristol's Graduate School, no matter what your discipline, you will join a thriving and expanding postgraduate research culture made up of diverse students from all over the world. And with subject experts who provide a personalised experience to your supervision, a structured approach to your studies with regular check-ins on progress, and lots of training and research development opportunities, you’ll be in the best place to succeed.

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Available research degrees

Find out what research degree programmes are available at UWE Bristol and what they entail.

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What are my research study options

Useful information and guidance on your research study options including studentships, research degrees and self-funded opportunities.

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How to apply

How to apply to study a research degree at UWE Bristol.

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Fees and funding

View Graduate School tuition fees, other fees and funding sources.

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Self-funded research opportunities

Learn more about self-funded research opportunities at UWE Bristol and what they entail.

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Studentship opportunities

Learn more about studentship opportunities at the Graduate School.

Support during your degree

Support from the Graduate School available to postgraduate researchers at UWE Bristol, including useful contacts.

Skills development for researchers

UWE Bristol offers a comprehensive range of workshops which aim to help staff to develop and broaden their research and personal transferable skills.

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Current postgraduate researchers

Useful information and guidance for current postgraduate research students.

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Graduate School Handbook

Incorporating regulations, procedures, guidelines and frequently asked questions for postgraduate researchers, their supervisors and examiners.

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Information for supervisors

Information and support for postgraduate research supervisors.

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About the Graduate School

Find out more about the UWE Bristol Graduate School.

Contact the Graduate School


Graduate School
Room 3E37
Frenchay Campus
UWE Bristol
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QY

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