Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Eligibility criteria

Detailed information on eligibility and course etiquette.

University of Edinburgh students

Doctoral researchers: All training courses aimed at research students are available free of charge to University of Edinburgh PhD students.

Masters by Research students: All training courses aimed at research students are available free of charge to University of Edinburgh Masters by Research students, except for the courses specifically for doctoral researchers: for example PhD Thesis Workshop or Getting Started with your PhD.

Taught Masters students: Training courses aimed at research students are not open to taught masters students. We provide separate training for these students.

Research students at Associated Institutions

If you are completing research at an associated institution, you can attend all relevant courses aimed at doctoral researchers if you are matriculated with Edinburgh.

If you are matriculated with another University, please inform us in your booking message. Often your department will be able to cover the cost of your training.

External participants

Some, but not all, of our courses may be appropriate to University staff, students from other universities, or professionals. If you would like to attend one of our courses, please contact us to see if we can help.

Research student training and development

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