Postgraduate research resources

Resources, information and guidance for postgraduate research students.

Skills training and development

Proficio - the scheme explained

Proficio is our innovative professional development scheme for postgraduate research students, unique to Essex.

Internal Proficio courses

Our courses provide you with the resources to maintain the highest levels of research skills, plan your research degree effectively and tackle problems common to researchers.

Proficio funding

Find out about funding for postgraduate research training.

Postgraduate research external courses

You may be able to use your Proficio funds to pay for external training courses that are beneficial to the successful completion of your research degree.

Creating new Proficio courses

How research students and staff can create new Proficio courses.