The Doctoral College at Ulster




Funded PhDs

Funded opportunities exist throughout the year and our Annual Studentship Competition runs from December to February each year.

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Self-funded PhDs

If you plan to self-fund your studies or have a sponsor who will fund your research study, you may apply at any point in the year.

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Doctoral College Updates

Get all the latest Doctoral College news and updates, including current trends, international reports and student initiatives.

Latest Events

Latest Doctoral College events

Shut Up and Write (Morning Session)
Event

Shut Up and Write (Morning Session)

Tuesday 20 August

Time 10:00 to 12:00

Location Belfast; Coleraine; Jordanstown; Magee campus

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Weekly Wednesday lunch get together
Event

Weekly Wednesday lunch get together

Wednesday 21 August

Time 12:00 to 14:00

Location Belfast; Coleraine; Jordanstown; Magee campus

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Guided Meditation
Event

Guided Meditation

Thursday 22 August

Time 12:30 to 13:00

Location Coleraine campus

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International PhD Researchers

International PhD Researchers

Information for overseas PhD researchers studying at Ulster

PhD Researcher Monitoring

Immigration monitoring information for all overseas PhD researchers.


Doctorate Extension Scheme

Information on the Doctorate Extension Scheme for Tier 4 visa holders


Visa Extensions

Information for Tier 4 visa holders wishing to extend their visa to complete their research studies

Resources for Researchers & Staff

Here are a variety of topics about which researchers & staff regularly seek information

Handbooks and Policies

The University has prepared several publications, handbooks and documents to help guide Researchers through their degree programmes.


PhD Processes and Forms

Information on the various processes and forms involved with research study at Ulster


Researcher Development Programme

This programme consists of workshops, specialist skills sessions, online courses, PhD researcher initiatives and personal development activities

Resources

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