PhD and MPhil Handbook

Support for students working on a PhD or MPhil programme is an important part of the academic environment.

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Introduction

These pages provide an introduction to a PhD or MPhil in the School of LLC. Includes contact information.

PhD and MPhil handbook introduction

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Where can I get help?

Whether for academic, pastoral or IT issues, there are many options available to you.

Where can I get help?

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Supervision

The role of the supervisor during your studies.

Supervision

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Annual progression reviews

First year reviews and annual progression reviews.

Annual progression reviews

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Thesis submission and viva

Guidance on thesis submission and the viva.

Thesis submission and viva

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Concessions

How to apply for Interruptions of Study, Extensions and Leave of Absence.

Concessions

Grants

Conference grants

If you are presenting a paper at a conference you may be eligible for help with funding.

Conference grants

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Graduate School community

We have a vibrant academic community within the School. Explore how you can get involved.

Graduate School community

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Resources

An overview of the resources and facilities available to you at Edinburgh.

Resources

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PhD and MPhil student profiles

Find out more about our current and former students.

Student profiles

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