The Doctoral College team provides support to all prospective and current doctoral students to enable them to join and thrive in our research community.
We support and enrich the experience of our doctoral researchers and play a key role in developing policy and strategy relevant to doctoral study.
If you're interested in applying for doctoral study at the University of Bath, our Admissions team are here to help you with enquiries, support you through your application, and give information about studentships. Find out about our:
- programmes of study
- Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training
- funding for postgraduate research
- how to apply for doctoral study
You can also experience the University at our next Postgraduate Virtual Open Day.Find out more about applying for postgraduate research
We understand that doing a research degree is a significant undertaking and can be challenging. We have a range of support for our students and staff who work with them. For example:
There are many ways for you to get involved with your research community. Sign up to an event, organise one of your own or engage virtually with us on social media.
- get involved with one of our events programme:
- organise your own social or research event:
- take part in one of our student competitions:
- nominate yourself or others for awards schemes
- read doctoral student blogs
Gaining transferable skills can enhance your future career prospects. Read about the difference it makes, find out how to get started and book onto a DoctoralSkills course.Find out more about professional development
A group of doctoral students created a podcast series documenting the 'lockdown experiences' of University students and staff in these unprecedented times.
Bath students Grace Igweta and Willy Nyeko both work for the WFP and are currently studying on our Professional Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice.
Entrepreneurial students snapped up a two-day workshop to learn how to spot commercial opportunities in their research.