What We Do

The Graduate School: supporting your research

Our award-winning Graduate School is at the heart of GCU's research community. We work in close partnership with the university's academic Schools, support departments and external collaborators to enhance and support all aspects of our researchers personal and professional career development. We provide expertise, advice and support to all, wherever you are on your research journey.

Our services include:

  • Training provision for research students through our extensive workshop programme
  • Tailored academic writing provision for research students
  • Provision of the Masters of Research Framework taught postgraduate programme
  • Provision of the Professional Doctorate Framework, a blended learning doctoral programme
  • Enhancement of the research student experience
  • Central administration and monitoring of quality standards for research student progression and awards

We also run social and intellectual events throughout the academic year that bring together our research community of research students and staff. We also have a dedicated space where researchers can socialise and share ideas.