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  • Courses for graduate students

    There is a range of training available for graduate students, all designed to support you in successfully completing your doctorate, develop your skills so you can become an independent researcher, or pursue a career in other fields.

  • Courses for post docs and research staff

    Courses for postdocs and research staff are designed to support your career and professional development.

  • Interdisciplinary Courses

    MPLS departments offer a range of interdisciplinary courses covering academic, research, subject specific and generic skills. DPhil students and research staff from any department can sign up for a place on another department's courses.

  • Training and support from University services

    The training for doctoral students and researchers offered by the MPLS division is complemented by training offered by the Careers Services, Research Services, IT Services, Bodleian Libraries, and Oxford Learning Institute. The other academic divisions also offer researcher training.

  • Graduate training framework

    Training courses for DPhil students in the MPLS Division have been organised into a framework of phases and categories to guide you through the broad periods of your doctorate, and help you decide which skills you want / need to develop. The framework is intended to act as a guide and is not prescriptive.

  • Researcher Development Framework

    The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff.

  • Training news and events

    The MPLS Training Blog contains training-related information from the University and beyond.