Graduate School

GTA studentships are now available. Closing 22nd February 2017.


The Graduate School’s remit is to support PhD (also known as postgraduate research or PGR) students and research degree supervisors by:

  • Coordinating the recruitment and admission of students to the PhD programme.
  • Providing training and development opportunities for PGR students throughout the PhD programme.
  • Supporting PGR students’ progression through the PhD programme.
  • Working with academic departments to ensure appropriate support is available where necessary through annual appraisal of students’ progress.
  • Providing annual training for research degree supervisors, including induction training for new supervisors.
  • Administering PGR bursaries.
  • Developing and overseeing the operation of research degree regulations.
  • Providing the secretariat for Graduate School Board of Studies.
  • Advising the Research Office and the broader University community on national policy developments relevant to doctoral students.

Details of other postgraduate courses – including MRes – offered by Edge Hill University can be found HERE.

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