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

Doc@Coleraine Lunch Bunch
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Doc@Coleraine Lunch Bunch

Wednesday 24 October

Time 12:00 to 14:00

Location Coleraine campus

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Doc@Magee Lunch Bunch
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Doc@Magee Lunch Bunch

Wednesday 24 October

Time 12:00 to 14:00

Location Magee campus

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Doc@Magee Lunch Bunch
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Doc@Magee Lunch Bunch

Wednesday 31 October

Time 12:00 to 14:00

Location Magee campus

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Researcher Development Programme

Upcoming workshops for Ulster PhD students - View the Researcher Development Programme

Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities

Avoiding Plagiarism

Mon 22 Oct, 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Location: Coleraine campus

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Personal Effectiveness

Getting Started: The First Year of Your Doctorate

Tue 23 Oct, 10:00AM - 16:00PM

Location: Magee campus

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Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities

Effective Use of the Library: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Tue 23 Oct, 10:00AM - 13:00PM

Location: Belfast campus

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International Students

International Students

Information for overseas students studying at Ulster

Student Monitoring

Immigration monitoring information for all overseas students


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 research students through their degree programmes.


Forms

Information on the various forms and processes 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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