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Faculty Research Training Programme

Faculty Research Training Programme

Boost your thesis and research development skills with our personalised training programme.

About the programme

Our programme aims to complement and enhance your subject-level postgraduate research.

Gain valuable research skills and boost your development as a researcher. Join a stimulating learning environment, connecting with colleagues across the university. Here you'll share experiences and ideas in a unique multicultural and multidisciplinary community.

Attendance is a requirement for all Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate research students.

Key skills

As a postgraduate research student on our Faculty Research Training Programme (FRTP), you'll:

  • develop advanced research, theory, and method skills
  • shape your training according to your specific needs
  • be part of a multidisciplinary learning environment
  • network with postgraduate researchers from around the world
  • build links with students in all Schools in HaSS, as well those in your subject area

Contact us

Newcastle University

Programme content

We recognise that our researchers have a variety of different skills and backgrounds. With our training programme you can personalise the content to suit your thesis or research development needs.

The programme consists of three parts:

Research community

Our programme benefits from a strong research community spanning a variety of disciplines.

Read more about our partnerships

Get involved

Each research degree interacts with our programme in a different way. Read on for further information on how Faculty Research Training Programme relates to your circumstances.