Information for Current Students - Guidelines

Please see the Guidelines for Research Engineerss and Guidelines for Supervisors at the bottom of this page.


Information and forms for current students can be accessed via the Heriot-Watt online learning environment,

SUPA Modules

Research Engineers can take SUPA Modules for interest but these will not be included in the required 180 credits. If there are any modules from the brochure that you are interested in, please speak to your Supervisors to seek agreement/approval and contact the Centre Office to get these booked.

Academic Development

The Centre for Academic Leadership and Development offers skills workshops to support your research career.  The workshops contribute to development as outlined in the 4 domains of the Researcher Development Framework.

Careers Information

The CDT programme offers graduates scope for taking different career paths, ranging from academic research to senior management in a commercial company.

Each of the partner universities have their own dedicated Careers Service: Glasgow Heriot-Watt Strathclyde St Andrews Dundee, which can offer expert advice.

Vitae also offer a careers section which is aimed at researchers at all levels of their career.