The aim of the Research Graduate School is to facilitate and enhance the training of research students within the Faculty, to support formal monitoring and management of progress, and to improve the quality of research training provision. The school also aims to enhance research excellence and volume by increasing student numbers, and to champion issues related to postgraduate education.
The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences is based on three of the University’s four major campuses, namely Coleraine, Jordanstown and Magee. The Faculty has approximately 200 academic staff, 100 research staff, 350 research students and an overall total of over 3000 full-time student equivalents. Further significant expansion is planned over the next 5 years. The major research and teaching strengths of the Faculty are in the environmental, life and health sciences, psychology and there are close collaborative links with industry, agriculture, the health service, government agencies, charitable bodies and the professions. Research is well supported by grants from the Research Councils, European Commission, industry and charitable bodies.
PhD Opportunities for 2013 at the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences