What is The Graduate School?

As a postgraduate researcher (PGR) you are part of The Graduate School, which brings together staff and services from across the University to help you reach your potential. 

You are provided with an enriching environment, which fosters intellectual and social interaction between researchers, supervisors, and collaborative partners from across the globe.

How can The Graduate School help me?

The Graduate School is committed to making your PGR journey a positive, rewarding and successful one by: 

  • fostering an inclusive and supportive research culture; 
  • developing a community of cross and interdisciplinary researchers; 
  • facilitating dynamic, innovative and creative training opportunities; 
  • encouraging collaborative relationships between PGRs and academic staff; 
  • offering a framework of value added courses to enhance professional development and employability; 
  • providing supervision and internal examiner training for academic staff;  
  • promoting an environment which enables PGRs to have the best possible experience. 

Find out more about our research degrees

Professor Monty Adkins

Dean of The Graduate School

"The Graduate School promotes a research culture that recognises the diversity of researcher’s experiences and aspirations and will help you make the most of the resources and opportunities available to support your research, training, and academic development."

For enquiries, please contact graduateschool@hud.ac.uk 

Looking to study a research degree?

If you're looking to study a research degree, find out more on how to apply and how to finance your studies using the links below:


How to apply for a research degree

Our step-by-step guide will help you to make the most out of your application for a research degree


Scholarships and funding

Explore our funding options, including scholarships and Doctoral Loans.