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Postgraduate Research Handbook


AMBS Doctoral Programmes: Induction 2017-18

September Entry

School induction will begin on Tuesday 19th September 2017. Most induction sessions will take place during this week, although there are also some one-off sessions throughout the year.  All sessions are compulsory. 

January Entry (2017-18 only)

Induction will begin on Monday 8th January 2018.  A condensed version of the September induction, these short sessions will provide essential information required to commence your studies with us, including a first opportunity to network with fellow students.  

Timetable (September 2017 Entrants)

Induction Timetable 2017-18 (Sept 2017)

Starting a doctoral degree can be a daunting experience.  The Faculty's Welcome Event is organised to help smooth the transition into doctoral level research and prepare you well for the journey ahead.  


Slides from the 2017-18 induction sessions can be found below:

Welcome to Alliance MBS, Professor Stuart Hyde

Speed PhD, Professor Stuart Hyde

The following presentations were made for the 2016-17 academic year.  

Introduction to Research Training Programme (Business & Management Pathway)

Meet your Division: PMO

eProg Induction slides (January 2017)

International Students may want to take part in University Orientation, details of which can be found at their website by clicking here.

Welcome Website

The University's Welcome Website is now open.  You will find information about getting ready, such as IT Account set-up, accommodation arrangements, study preparation, exploring the campus, exploring resources and much more.