Researcher Development

Starting a research career

  • Exploring your options
  • Further reading

Exploring your options

The focus for support to PhD students is the Graduate School. The Graduate School website provides information for those thinking about postgraduate qualifications and developing a career in research.  Vitae also provide information on thinking of doctoral research, doing a doctorate and the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates.

Postgraduate Researchers can use the this website to support career planning beyond your PhD alongside the resources provided by the Graduate School and the Careers and Employability Service. This website will help PhD students (postgraduate researchers) consider transition to Early Career Research or to other career options.


Information about supervising doctoral students is available from the Graduate School, UELT and Vitae.

You may find this blog helpful in considering how your career could develop following the completion of your PhD.

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Last Updated: 24/07/2015