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Early Career Development Programme (ECDP)


Compulsory Courses

New to ECDP?

As a newly appointed member of academic staff at Grade 7 or 8, on an open-ended contract, and on either the R&T or the LTS track, you will meet with your line manager shortly after appointment to discuss:

  • ECDP induction
  • allocation of a mentor
  • target setting (Personal Development Plan - PDP - and probation)
  • PG Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) (see Compulsory Courses section below)
  • ECDP University Strategy and Networking Event
  • general questions relating to participation in the ECDP.

The Three Pillars

The optional workshops and courses are grouped around the three central pillars.