Training and resources to help you develop your skills in a wide range of areas.
Our Institute for Academic Development (IAD) provides academic development and study skills support.
Specific skills development workshops or modules are also incorporated within some taught masters programmes.
In addition, most taught programmes also provide informal opportunities to develop a range of transferable skills.
You should also contact your Programme Director or School Administrator for advice on where you can find local specific support.
If you are a doctoral researcher, the IAD offers support to plan, manage, communicate and write about your research. They provide workshops, resources, and online information.
The IAD also provides skills training, study skills resources and advice for masters by research students.
IAD courses and resources can also help students develop a range of broad transferable professional skills.
For more general advice and support, Vitae - the national organisation supporting researcher development - offers information on being a successful researcher.
The Careers Service offer a number of career planning courses designed specifically for current postgraduate students.
Information Services (IS) offer taught short courses and online tutorials on IT skills.
This article was published on Feb 18, 2013