Support for students working on a PhD programme is an important part of the academic environment.
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.
Extracts from A Code of Practice for Supervisors and Research Students, June 2016
PhD Road Map
Milestones for PhD students in Literatures, Languages and Cultures.
The progress of postgraduate research students must be reviewed for each year of the programme. Progress is assessed at nine to 12 month intervals each year until thesis submission.
Thesis submission and Viva
What you have to do when you are ready to be examined
Information on applying for Interruptions of Study, Extensions and Leave of Absence.
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
This programme provides training in professional skills for PhD researchers. It is core training for all first-year PhD students in LLC, and students in later years of the PhD are very welcome to attend.
PhD Students working as tutors
Information for PhD students who are taking on paid work at the University
PhD student profiles
We have a large and diverse body of PhD students. Profiles for some of them are listed here.