Bristol Doctoral College

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Bristol’s outstanding research profile is underpinned by the contribution of our postgraduate researchers. The Bristol Doctoral College (BDC) provides a focal point for doctoral training activity and researcher development across the University and in collaboration with our partner institutions.

Our key aims are to:

  • Provide a hub of information and guidance for all postgraduate students working towards a doctoral degree, for staff in academic schools and faculties, and for professional service divisions
  • Coordinate a central skills training and researcher development programme to support postgraduates in  maximising their potential and succeeding in their chosen careers
  • Drive the development of the University’s PGR processes and data management systems


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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