About us

The University Graduate School supports Birmingham’s postgraduate researcher (PGR) community. We foster an interdisciplinary community and act as a gateway to support and advice. We work closely with the other University support services to ensure our postgraduate researchers have access to a high quality postgraduate research experience.

What is a postgraduate researcher?

The University Graduate School recognise postgraduate researchers as those undertaking the following research degrees:

  • MPhil
  • MMus
  • MRes
  • MLitt
  • PhD
  • PhD with integrated study
  • EngD
  • DDS
  • MD
  • DD
  • Higher doctorates (DD, DEng, DLitt, DMus, DSc, LLD, DSocSc)
  • Professional doctorates (ClinPsyD, EdD, ThD, EdPsychD, SocSciD, Foren.Psy.D, HScD, HScD(Clin), DBA, DPT, App.Ed and Child Psy.D)

Meet the Team

The University Graduate School team support postgraduate researchers with their personal and professional development.

Meet the Westmere Scholars

The Westmere Scholars will be engaging with postgraduate researcher communities, initiating and delivering researcher development activities and promoting the postgraduate researcher hub, Westmere.

Contact details

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