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About The Centre for Doctoral Studies

Thank you for your interest in postgraduate research at King’s and the part that the Centre for Doctoral Studies plays in this. King’s is a research-intensive university with a global reputation for academic discovery and teaching. We recognise the importance of nurturing postgraduate research students and equipping them to excel in the academy, in public service, and in industry. The Centre for Doctoral Studies is a university-wide professional services centre with responsibility for the postgraduate research student experience.

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Our mission: equipping research students to excel

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We do this by setting and enhancing standards, providing support and training, and improving provision for postgraduate students across King's. The Centre of Doctoral Studies focuses on four key areas: 1. Support: improving support services & providing timely and useful information 2. Funding: attracting and resourcing research students 3. Training: offering high quality personal, professional, academic, & career development opportunities 4. Community: nurturing a collaborative & welcoming environment for all research students

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The Centre for Doctoral Studies Brochure

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Read through our 'Training for Postgraduate Research students' brochure to discover more about postgraduate research studies at King's and how we can support you.

Centre for Doctoral Studies Training Brochure

More about the doctoral experience