Graduate School

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Training & Development Opportunities


The University of Nottingham supports a dynamic learning environment for its staff and students.The Graduate School is charged with promoting the highest standard of development opportunities for postgraduate students and research staff.

Training & Development

Masters students


The University provides a range of training and development opportunities to complement the opportunities offered by your school.

Research postgraduate students


The Researcher Development Programme offers a broad and comprehensive range of training courses to help students develop vital transferable skills.

Early career research staff

Early Career Researchers

The Graduate School maintains a website for research staff which includes a list of Researcher Development courses for research staff.

Part-time and distance learners

Part-time and distance learners

Many of our doctoral researchers are studying part-time or at a distance, we recognise this and offer flexible online learning and Saturday courses.


Online courses

The Graduate School's research training resources website is open to all postgraduate students and early career researchers on all campuses. It holds links to all Graduate School online courses and a wealth of other resources too. It will be especially useful if you are part-time or are working at a distance.

Moderated online courses are only available to eligible research students. To check whether you are eligible, please visit our eligibility page.

Find out more by visiting our Online courses and resources pages.

Careers support

The Graduate School and Graduate Centres work closely with the Careers and Employability Service to help you to plan your career and give you the knowledge and techniques which will enable you to effectively present your skills, qualities and experiences to future employers.  

Find out more about the support we offer through our Careers Support pages.


The Graduate School

The University of Nottingham
A floor, Highfield House
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Tel: +44 (0) 115 846 8400

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