Graduate School Courses Information

Details of all SUPA courses can be found in the SUPA handbook.

We ask that all PhD students undertake a minimum of 40 hours of assessed physics studies and 20 hours of core skills training during the first two years of their PhD. Please note that this is a minimum requirement and some themes and universities will require their students to do more. Additional information about these requirements can be found in SUPA handbook or from your local Graduate School.

Enrol in courses using My.SUPA. Enrolment is open:
  • between 1st September 2016 and 10th October 2016 for semester one courses
  • between 7th November 2016 and 9th January 2017 for semester two courses


Catalogue of Courses & Student Handbook

Online Timetable

Course List


Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained within this brochure is correct at the time of publication. SUPA Graduate School courses are subject to on-going development which could necessitate cancellation of, or alteration to, the advertised courses. The SUPA Graduate School reserves the right to make changes at any time without prior notice.

Please note that the term ‘credits’ is only used in SUPA handbook to refer to ‘SUPA Hours Equivalent Credits’ (the number of face to face hours per course that students are credited with towards their minimum coursework requirements). This term does not refer to ECTS or any other crediting system.

You can find information on other transferable skills courses run by the SUPA universities and other partners at following URLs:

Heriot Watt
Scottish Institute for Enterprise
St Andrews