About Us

The mission of the University of Westminster's Graduate School is to provide a distinctive, high-quality and vibrant experience for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers. The Graduate School supports comprehensive early-career researcher development and promotes a strong culture of theoretical, practice-based and professional-doctoral research. It seeks to engage with relevant external stakeholders and contribute to the development of the future research agenda both nationally and internationally.

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Graduate School Annual Lecture with alumna Professor Sophie Scott

The Graduate School Annual Lecture was hosted by alumna and neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott, who presented her lecture entitled ‘The Science of Laughter’ at Fyvie Hall on Regent campus.

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UKCGE interviews Professor Leigh Wilson on wellbeing during the doctoral writing process

Professor Leigh Wilson, Graduate School Director at the University, took part in a Deep Dive Q&A with the UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE).

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Virtual Research Environment (VRE)

The Virtual Research Environment (VRE) is the Graduate School’s online system that allows you to manage your doctoral researcher record from anywhere in the world.

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Academic Programme

 

The Graduate School Board is responsible for ensuring a robust institutional framework for its research degree programmes, which includes a regulatory, quality assurance and a policy framework.

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Doctoral Researcher Development Programme

The DRDP consists of tailor-made workshops, specialist skills sessions and personal development planning activities, designed for you to develop experience and skills relevant to academic study. 

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Want to apply for a research degree?

We offer research degrees leading to the award of MPhil, PhD and DProf in a variety of research areas. At Westminster, we are known for high-quality internationally recognised research in a wide range of subjects, and for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches.

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Supervisor training and resources

As a member of research staff, you are part of a large and diverse community of researchers. You belong to an interdisciplinary environment and you can make contributions to further strengthening research culture and activity at local and institutional level, and beyond.

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Graduate School registry

The Graduate School Registry is the administrative and support hub for all doctoral researchers at Westminster. We provide a range of services relating to the academic administration and maintenance of your student record as well as being the main contact for all your Graduate School related issues.

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Professor Leigh Wilson
Director of Graduate School
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