Imperial College London graduate courses

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Imperial College London graduate courses

The Graduate School plays a key role in supporting the postgraduate student experience as well as in education policy and strategy development.  The Graduate School enriches the postgraduate student experience via a tailored programme of professional skills training, cohort building and coaching which enhances the professional impact of Imperial students and helps to ensure that their personal ambitions are realised.  In partnership with other stakeholders, the Graduate School provides opportunities for students to meet each other at social and academic events, promoting interdisciplinary knowledge exchange, encouraging collaborations and creating supportive global research communities and peer groups.

Strategic Aims

The Graduate School will support and enhance the postgraduate student experience by:

  • Providing and developing innovative professional skills courses for Master’s and Research students
  • Developing online support for postgraduate students, including skills courses and guidance
  • Providing a comprehensive programme of training for students engaged  in teaching
  • Listening to the views of postgraduate students and providing fora to represent their voice throughout College
  • Engaging with industry, professional bodies and other external stakeholders  to ensure external relevance, visibility and guidance to the provision
  • Enhancing opportunities for students to communicate their research in innovative ways to a variety of audiences, and to engage with the public in outreach activities
  • Encouraging cross-disciplinary interaction and collaboration by hosting social and academic networking activities
  • Helping researchers to develop their global perspectives and potential collaborations via the provision of international Global Fellows Programme
  • Facilitating the development of student peer support groups or cohorts, including tailored events and activities
  • Promoting the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate students and providing a coaching programme to support research students
  • Providing clear and  succinct information about College policies, procedures and progression through programmes of study
  • Ensuring that research supervisors are provided with effective and engaging development opportunities

Imperial College London graduate courses

Graduate School courses

Take the opportunity to enhance your professional skills while at Imperial. Employers expect the ‘added-extra’ from new recruits who join with postgraduate degrees and the Graduate School is here to help you achieve that.

The Graduate School Professional Skills Development programme offers a wide range of courses for you to select from. The topics cover both improving your academic skills to support your degree as well as professional skills such as personal effectiveness, team and leadership skills to support your career.

There are different levels of courses that offer a range of suitability depending on your background. You can choose any course you like. You can construct your own learning programme from discussions with you supervisors and others. Visit the Graduate School website to find more about the professional development programme as well as the exciting annual events.

Contact the Graduate School

T: +44 (0)20 7594 1383