Postgraduate Research Skills Training Policy

This policy contains information for postgraduate research students about skills training including links to the PGR Skills Training Strategy,  University requirements,  the responsibilities of students, supervisors and Faculties,  support and guidance, and the Skills Training Framework for The University of Manchester.

Our expectations of you under this policy:

This policy outlines your responsibilities in relation to PGR skills training, for example, participating in training opportunities to develop required skills to carry out your research.

Your expectations of us under this policy:

The University of Manchester is committed to ensuring its PGR students excel in personal, social and intellectual qualities. As part of its strategy in skills training the University provides students with opportunities to learn skills that may help in the achievement of personal and career development goals as students and graduates of the University. The University ensures that all research students are provided with high quality, relevant and appropriate skills training and development opportunities through embedding skills development within discipline groupings.

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Who to contact

Students should contact their Faculty/School Graduate Office in the first instance.