Courses and students

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Studying at the Museum gives you access to the collections, research, public engagement, skills training and education. 

In this student hub you can look at student opportunities, hear stories from current students and find out about student events at the Museum. 

The Graduate Centre

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Why study at the Museum?

We help train over 100 postgraduate students from different universities.

Stories from our students

What's it like studying at the Museum? 

PhD projects

The Museum partners with academic institutions to offer a range of PhD research opportunities. 

Master's courses

The Museum offers Master's courses in partnership with universities.

Student events

Get involved in events held for students at the Museum.

Short courses

The Museum offers short courses for graduate students taught by Museum scientists and curators.