Information for Current Postgraduate Students

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health’s Graduate School Web Pages for its current Postgraduate Research Students. These pages provide you with all the information and documentation you require to pursue your higher degree.

If you are unable to find the information you require please contact the Faculty Graduate School with your query.

Welcome to the postgraduate community

Welcome to our community of postgraduate researchers here at Sheffield. Here's a message from the Doctoral Academy, which you are now part of!

Getting started

Arrival, registration and inductions


PhD ICE - intensive clinical experience for Research Students
PhD ICE provides a unique opportunity for non-clinical postgraduate research students to gain clinical experience related to their research area.



Monitoring your progress during your PhD

Doctoral Development Programme
The Doctoral Development Programme (DDP) will help you develop specialist and transferable skills to enhance your research and your employability.

The Sheffield GRAD School Research Training Programme
A three day non-residential programme which has a key emphasis on employability skills and personal
effectiveness to help you achieve progress within your research training and preparation for your career.

Getting involved

Peer Mentor Scheme
Become a Mentor for our new PGR students

MDH PGR Society
Many departments have societies that we would encourage you to join. Societies organise social events, fundraising activities and much more.

Most departments also have groups, committees or forums for student representation on department and university postgraduate issues. We would recommend joining these for valuable skills development and a chance to shape student experience for you and future students. Contact your department for further information