Research students

Information for students working towards an MSc by Research, MPhil or PhD

Working as a tutor

We offer some of our PhD students the opportunity to do paid tutorial work

PhD annual reviews

Guidance on the annual review process for PhD students

Six-month reviews

In Philosophy, the progress of first-year PhD students is initially monitored by means of a 6-month progress review.


All research students are assigned a primary supervisor right from the start of their studies

Submitting your PhD thesis

How to hand in your work

Interacting with research

Making the most of the research environment at the School

Visiting other institutions

Including information about the Northwestern-Edinburgh alliance

Research preparation

What to do before you start your research