The Doctoral College at Ulster




Funded Phd's

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

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Self-funded PhD's

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

Festival of PhD Research
Event

Festival of PhD Research

Showcasing and Celebrating Research Excellence
4-6 June 2018

22 May 2018
3MT Competition
Event

3MT Competition

Ulster's first Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition: An average PhD thesis would take 9 hours to present: their time limit is 3 minutes!

18 May 2018
Watch Video - Kieran O'Donnell PhD
Video

Kieran O'Donnell PhD

Kieran talks about his research area, his early impressions of the Doctoral College at Ulster University and how it supports his research experience at Ulster, and shares his future career ambitions.

20 December 2017

PRES 2018 - tell us about your research experience

PRES 2018 is due to run from 13 March through to 18 May 2018 and is co-ordinated by the Higher Education Academy. At Ulster University it is administered through the Doctoral College, with the questionnaire being hosted by Bristol Online Surveys. This is your chance as a PhD Researcher to tell us what you think about your experience of doing a research degree here.

Take part in PRES 2018

Latest Events

Latest Doctoral College events

Event

Doc@Coleraine Lunch Bunch

Wednesday 23 May

Time 12:00 to 14:00

Location Coleraine campus

Doc@Coleraine Lunch Bunch...

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Doc@Magee Lunch Bunch

Wednesday 23 May

Time 12:00 to 14:00

Location Magee campus

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Event

Shut Up and Write @The Docs (Morning Session)

Tuesday 29 May

Time 10:00 to 12:00

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Researcher Development Programme

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

Engagement, Influence and Impact

First Steps to Teaching and Learning in Higher Education - 2 DAY COURSE

Tue 22 May - 15:00PM

Location: Jordanstown campus

Book
Engagement, Influence and Impact

Viva Survivor

Wed 23 May, 10:00AM - 13:00PM

Location: Jordanstown campus

Book
Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities

Thesis Boot Camp - 2 day workshop

Mon 11 Jun - 16:00PM

Location: Jordanstown campus

Book
Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities

Thesis Boot Camp - 2 day workshop

Mon 25 Jun - 16:00PM

Location: Coleraine campus

Book
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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