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Exploring Research Practice & Skill

Every year, Doctoral College welcomes participants leaving school and from universities around the world to study for 2 or 12 weeks in June, July and August. We offer these participants the opportunity to experience the UK and investigate higher education and to study specialists subjects such as Business & Management for MBA students and Research Practice & Skills for students wishing to pursue a doctorate all focused on career development from the learning and experience gained in the UK. Through our portfolio of immersive career experiences, participants benefit from an agreed period of hands-on experience alongside top industry professionals, enabling them to make the right career decisions and maximise their potential. 

Exploring Research Practice & Skill

The programme normally involves a mixture of activities that include:

  • A research project at a UK university

  • An industrial / business/ commerce visit

  • A cultural activity

  • Time to explore the UK

Duration of summer school dictates what is included in the programme.