Postgraduate study

PhD students

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

Introduction and Handbook

Handbook for PhD students in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Where can I get help

How to get in touch with a range of services.

Supervision

Supervision for PhD Students in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Annual Reviews

Advice on what’s involved in Annual Reviews and how we’ll be reviewing your progress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thesis submission and viva

Advice on how to submit your thesis and how we’ll be conducting vivas during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concessions

Information on applying for Interruptions of Study, Extensions and Leave of Absence.

Conference grants

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

Graduate School community

We have a vibrant academic postgraduate community within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures and there are many opportunities to get involved.

Resources and Facilities

As a postgraduate in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures you will have access to a variety of School, College and University facilities as well as many within the city of Edinburgh.

Professional Development Programme

An overview of the professional development programme in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

PhD Students working as tutors

Information for PhD students who are taking on paid work at the University

Student Engagement

Responsibilities of PhD students on engaging with their programme of study.

PhD student profiles

We have a large and diverse body of PhD students. Profiles for some of them are listed here.

Related Links

Students going abroad

Careers Advice for PhD students

Skills development support - Institute for Academic Development

Research Ethics Policy and Procedures

Graduation

A Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Students