The training and development on offer has been designed to help you develop the knowledge, skills, adaptability and resilience to thrive in the changing modern world, whatever your future career goals.

You will focus on three main ideas:

  • Making your research a success
  • Interdisciplinarity and collaboration
  • Communicating research

As Cabot Master's students, you will also be invited to a number of Cabot Institute events, allowing you to mingle with like-minded researchers at the University and expand your knowledge of the world-leading research taking place here in Bristol. In addition to your training, there are regular cohort-building activities where you can connect with your fellow Master's students informally. 

Other opportunities at the University of Bristol 

There is a huge range of training opportunities on offer for postgraduate students at the University of Bristol.  

You will have full access to the range of courses on offer via the Bristol Doctoral College, allowing you to connect with other postgraduate students and work on your personal and professional development. 

Bristol Futures has a range of online courses open to students exploring interdisciplinary approaches to global challenges. They cover Innovation and Enterprise, Global Citizenship, and Sustainable Futures.  

SETsquared are also accepting applications for their Researcher to Innovator Programme, allowing students to transform from academics into innovators and learn how to commercialise their research. 

You can also make use of the training offered by the Library team, such as their guidance for using EndNote, the University's citation tool.

All postgraduate students will also have access to, an online learning platform providing a range of software, technology, creative skills and more.  

Cabot gave me the opportunity to develop and hone my communication skills — whether it was interviewing academics, writing a blog about an event, or reporting on a conference — they are skills that will stay with me for life.

Keri McNamara
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