PhD.Academy membership

Access all courses in the Academy, PLUS regular webinars, Q&A sessions and exclusive content

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You don't have to do it alone...

Every Online Course

Build your skills and confidence with all our courses, on PhD thesis writing, effective time management, managing academic literature and more. our detailed video courses. Go at your own pace and get advice and support when you need it


Weekly calls with James

Weekly online group calls with James where you can get personalised advice

The Mission:

Our mission is to break down the barriers between you and your potential, by;

  • providing you with the best possible training in the basic skills required to do a PhD successfully
  • helping you become more confident and effective in your work, with less stress
  • building a community for connection and group support

Courses Included with Purchase

How to format your PhD thesis using Microsoft Word (Windows)
Create a professional looking thesis, without the headache
James Hayton
The writing course
A step-by-step guide to writing your PhD thesis with confidence
James Hayton
Effective time management for PhD students
Learn how to sharpen your focus, build your confidence, plan your time effectively and get more out your day
James Hayton
How to manage academic literature and write your literature review
Get to grips with that mountain of literature and write an outstanding literature review
James Hayton
Free Webinar: The basic principles every PhD student needs to know
James Hayton
How to manage the stress of a PhD
Be happier, healthier and more productive during your PhD
James Hayton
How to reduce your PhD stress and build your research skills
Lecture recorded at the insight conference, Galway, 2020
James Hayton

Original Price: €810

Frequently Asked Questions

What does my membership include?
As a member, you get access to all our existing courses, PLUS weekly tutorials and Q&A sessions
How long do I have access?
You have access as long as you're a member.
What if I am unhappy with the membership?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund. You can cancel your membership at any time, but only the first month is refundable.
Are the courses suitable for my area of study?
Yes! My own background is in physics, but I've worked with students in fields as diverse as; archeology, architecture, anthropology, biology, chemistry, computer science, design, education, engineering, finance, geography, history, law, linguistics, medicine, nursing, philosophy, theology and zoology. The principles I teach are meant to be universal, but you can always ask a question if you think the guidance doesn't apply in your situation.

Your Instructor

James Hayton
James Hayton

I'm James, I'm a former physicist (PhD, Nottingham, 2007) and author of "PhD: An Uncommon Guide to Research, Writing & PhD Life".

I now help PhD students all over the world overcome barriers in their research and writing

Over the last 10 years, my strategies have helped thousands of PhD students just like you to build confidence, write better and finish on time

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