Throughout this section you can find all the essential information you'll need as a PhD/MD(Res) student in the Department of Bioengineering.

Please also consult the PhD student handbook ‌ with all information available.

3 col block - PhD handbooks, welfare, contacts


The student handbook for your programme is issued to you at the start of the course; an electronic version can be downloaded  - New 2019-2020 handbook coming soon.

The handbook contains important information to support you during your time in the Department, from key resources available and how to navigate difficulties affecting your academic or personal life to details of the degree programme and beyond. Please familiarise yourself with the contents of the handbook as soon as possible.

We are currently updating the handbook in readiness for the new academic year - Please check back soon for the new downloadable version.


Whether related to academic or personal matters, there are a number of sources of support available to you from both within and outside the Department.

View the list of key contacts in the next tab to learn more about who is here to help in the Department.

Learn more about what's available across the broader College at the Student Space website, where you'll find resources to support mental and physical health, financial needsEnglish language ability and beyond.


In addition to your supervisor, the below key contacts are here to support you during your time as a PhD student.

Course directors:

Student representatives:

Administrative support:

Further support:

College support:

Training opportunities

Graduate School

Professional skills development opportunities are available through the Graduate School.

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Courses and resources to help you understand and avoid plagiarism.

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